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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Florida to Caribbean, Colombia to Guyana and N. Brazil.

Native to:

Aruba, Bahamas, Brazil North, Cayman Is., Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Bontia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 638 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. 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