Gustavia L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Gustavia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Cazalet, P. [7723], Ecuador 18766.000 No
Peru 44903.000 No
Pennington, T.D. [10758], Ecuador 54152.000 No

First published in Pl. Surin. 12: 17 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Prance, G.T. & Mori, S.A. (1979). Lecythidaceae Flora Neotropica, Monograph 21(I).

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0