Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Genipa L.

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

Native to:

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

Genipa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Burchell [1250/2], Brazil K001192611 Yes
Glaziou, A. [6828], Brazil K001192609 Yes
Bernacci, L.C. [1016], Brazil K001192606 Yes
Glaziou, A. [6828], Brazil K001192610 Yes
Burchell [1250/2], Brazil K001192608 Yes
Bernacci, L.C. [1016], Brazil K001192604 Yes
Bernacci, L.C. [1016], Brazil K001192607 Yes
Demuer, V. [4459], Brazil K001192605 Yes

First published in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 709 (1754)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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