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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. & S. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Wittrockia Lindm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s., 24(8): 20 (1891)

Accepted by

  • (2021). https://www.mapress.com/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.499.1.1/43821 epublication.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo. [Cited as Canistrum.]

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