Pilea microphylla var. microphylla

This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is SE. U.S.A. to Caribbean, Mexico to N. South America and Peru. It is an annual or biennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Missouri, Netherlands Antilles, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bermuda, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Kentucky, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madeira, Malaya, Maldives, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Michigan, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Pakistan, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tennessee, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Virginia, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Yugoslavia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0