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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central & S. Tropical America.
Castilla elastica

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Jamaica, Jawa, Leeward Is., Marquesas, New Caledonia, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Castilla Cerv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Supl. Gaz. Lit. Mexico 1794(Jul. 2): 7 (1794)

Accepted by

  • Gardner, E.M. & al. (2020). Repeated parallel losses of inflexed stamens in Moraceae: phylogenomics and generic revision of the tribe Moreae and the reinstatement of the tribe Olmedieae (Moraceae) bioRxiv 2020.04.08.030452.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

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