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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

Introduced into:

Cuba, Puerto Rico

Ceiba aesculifolia (Kunth) Britten & Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2001 Pringle, C.G. [8212], Morelos K000382333
Jan 1, 2001 Hinton, G.B. [3916], Mexico K000724018
Jan 1, 2001 Gonzalez-Ortega, J. [854], Mexico K001259006
Jan 1, 2001 Gonzalez-Ortega, J. [4908], Mexico K000724015
Jan 1, 2001 Pringle, C.G. [4733], Mexico K000724016
Jan 1, 2001 Hinton, G.B. [5727], Mexico K000724017
Jan 1, 2001 Hinton, G.B. [7920], Mexico K000724021
Jan 1, 1985 Bullock, S.H. [1583], Mexico K000724023
Hinton, G.B. [7150], Mexico K000724019
Arsene, F. [s.n.], Mexico K000724027
Mogensen, B. [1105], Mexico K001259004
Hinton, G.B. [7920], Mexico K000724020
Arsene, F. [s.n.], Mexico K000724025
Mason, H.L. [1768], Mexico K000724022
Arsene, F. [s.n.], Mexico K000724026
MACQUEEN, D.J. [429], Mexico K000724401
Langlassé, E. [739bis], Mexico K000724024
Gentry, H.S. [1451], Mexico K000724014

First published in J. Bot. 34: 175 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Niembro Rocas, A., Vázquez Torres, M. & Sáchez Sáchez, O. (2010). Árboles de Veracruz 100 especies para la reforstación estratégica: 1-253. Gombierno del Estado de Veracruz, México.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Niembro Rocas, A., Vázquez Torres, M. & Sáchez Sáchez, O. (2010). Árboles de Veracruz 100 especies para la reforstación estratégica: 1-253. Gombierno del Estado de Veracruz, México.

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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