Muehlenbeckia Meisn.

First published in Pl. Vasc. Gen. 1: 316 (1841)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Papuasia to Australasia, Tropical & Subtropical America to S. South America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, California, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Queensland, Solomon Is., South Australia, Tasmania, Uruguay, Venezuela, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Assam, Azores, Bangladesh, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, France, Great Britain, Haiti, Ireland, Madeira, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64: 1188-1208.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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