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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.
Himatanthus

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Himatanthus Willd. ex Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ferreira, C.A.C. [9487], Brazil K000903800
Bamps, P. [5494], Brazil K000903799

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 5: 221 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. 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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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