Maclura Nutt.

First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Kenya to S. Africa, Madagascar, China to Tropical Asia and SW. Pacific, Central U.S.A. to Tropical America.


Native to:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cayman Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Bulgaria, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Italy, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Krym, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Romania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Uzbekistan, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C.C. Berg in Proc. Konink. Ned. Akad. Weten., ser. C, 89: 241–247 (1986)
  • Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818) nom. conserv.
  • in F.T.E.A., Moraceae: 6 (1989).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in Konink. Nederl. Akad. Weten., Ser. C, 89: 241–247 (1986), nom. conserv.
  • Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2010 Pius; Postar [147159] Malaysia K000612173 No
Jan 1, 2009 Wood, J.R.I., et al. [22468] Bolivia K000634391 No
Jan 1, 2005 Wood, J.R.I.; Huaylla, H.; Goyder, D.J. [20089] Bolivia K000542634 No
Sep 1, 1956 s.coll. [s.n.] K001050109 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001050106 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.] Brazil K000946419 Yes
Walker, J.S.; Cahill, A.J. [DB028] Indonesia K:SPC-73976.000 No
Oldham, R. [1074] Korea, South K001050105 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ford, C. [s.n.] China K001050108 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5189] Brazil K000946398 Yes
Miers, J. [3854] Brazil K000946412 Yes
Duarte, A.P. [6739] Brazil K000946393 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [7880] Brazil K000946402 Yes
Guillemin, M. [144] Brazil K000946403 Yes
Spruce [307] Brazil K000946409 Yes
Lützelburg, P., von [26866] Brazil K000946407 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [20969] Brazil K000946401 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.] Brazil K000946418 Yes
Italy K:SPC-29047.546 No
Tweedie [85] Brazil K000946417 Yes
Henry, A. [9987] China K001050110 Unknown Type Material Yes
Reitz; Klein [4071] Brazil K000946416 Yes
Mori, S.A.; Silva, L.A.M.; Kallunki, J.A.; Santos, T.S.; Santos, A.V.P. [9631] Brazil K000946424 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [11804] Brazil K000946399 Yes
Oldham, R. [1074] Korea, South K001050107 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5329] Brazil K000946397 Yes
Duarte, A.P.; Falcão, J. [3366] Brazil K000946392 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4570] Brazil K000946394 Yes
Prance, G.T.; Maas, P.J.M.; Atchley, A.A.; Steward, W.C.; Woolcott, D.B.; Coelho, D.F.; Monteiro, O.P.; Pinheiro, W.S.; Ramos, J.F. [13386] Brazil K000946426 Yes
Salzmann [s.n.] Brazil K000946405 Yes
Henry, A. [11906] China K001050111 Unknown Type Material Yes
Silva, F.C. [1557] Brazil K000946421 Yes
Mathew, K.M.; Charles, M. [51259] India Plecospermum K000618266 Yes
White, M.G. Nigeria Chlorophora K:SPC-25897.000 No
Jan 1, 1956 Griffith [4654] India Cudrania K000357635 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Indian Subcontinent Cudrania K001132559 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baumann, M.G. [6841] New Caledonia Cudrania K000618267 Yes
Wright, C. [315] Japan Cudrania K000357650 Type Yes


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