Hippeastrum Herb.

First published in Appendix: 31 (1821), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Central & S. Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Angola, Ascension, Bahamas, Belize, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Norfolk Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
19089.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images