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

Doubtfully present in:

Windward Is.

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Hohenbergia Schult. & Schult.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Fevereiro [719], Brazil 46627.000
Orlandi, R. [414], Brazil K000976601
Melo, E. [PCD 1208], Brazil K000976600

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1251 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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
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