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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Tropical Asia, Mexico to Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Turpinia Vent. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 4, 2015 Yii, P.C. [S 58820], Sarawak K000618511
Spruce, R. [6190], Ecuador K000201372
Spruce, R. [bis6190], Ecuador K000201373

First published in Choix Pl.: t. 31 (1807)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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