Cecropia Loefl.

First published in Iter Hispan.: 272 (1758), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Cameroon, Cook Is., Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Malaya, Marianas, Senegal, Society Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pennington, R.T. [31], Bolivia 57328.000 No
Pennington, T.D. [14140], Ecuador 58715.000 No
Burchell [6622-2], Brazil K000973699 Yes
Richter [s.n.], Brazil K000973700 Yes
Pastore, U. [84], Brazil K000973697 Yes
Marcon, A.B. [126], Brazil K000973696 Yes
Tschá, M. [355], Brazil K000973694 Yes
Stomer [884], Congo, DRC K000576054 Yes
Tschá, M.C. [420], Brazil K000973695 Yes
Burchell [8383-33], Brazil K000973701 Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4349], Brazil K000973698 Yes

Sources

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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