Bougainvillea Comm. ex Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl.: 91 (1789), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru

Introduced into:

Algeria, Ascension, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Brazil North, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cayman Is., Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Gambia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, India, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Mozambique Channel Is., Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Holttum, Malaya Agro-Horticultural Assoc. Magazine 12.2: 2–9 (1955).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bourke-Borrowes, D. [11] Brazil K001138210 Yes
Coradin, L. [6183] Brazil K001138211 Yes
Caetano Filho, M. [s.n.] Brazil K001138213 Yes
Furlan, A. [7455] Brazil K001138212 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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