Pilea Lindl.

First published in Coll. Bot.: t. 4 (1821)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is New World, Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Buryatiya, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Belgium, Benin, Bermuda, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Fiji, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Line Is., Maldives, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Seychelles, Solomon Is., Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis-Futuna Is., Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 267.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Coll. Bot. t. 4 (1821).
  • Friis in Kew Bull.44: 557–600 (1989) nom. conserv.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Coll. Bot, t. 4 (1821)
  • Engl. in E. & P. Pf. 3(1): 108 (1888)
  • Friis in KB. 44(4) (1989), ined., nom. conserv.
  • G.F.P. 2: 185 (1967)
  • G.P. 3:384 (1880)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 5, 1985 Ule, E. [5874], Brazil K000973387 Yes
Dawkins, H.C. [770], Uganda 2677.000 No
Johns, R.J. [9081], New Guinea 70607.000 No
Burchell [3330], Brazil K000973391 Yes
Dusén, P. [6964], Brazil K000973388 Yes
de Kok, R. et al [1221], Papua New Guinea K000612489 No
Pires, J.M. [50540], Brazil K000973389 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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 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
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0