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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Mandevilla

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

China Southeast

Mandevilla Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Souza, V.C. [5178], Brazil K000989530
Widgren, J.F. [372], Brazil K000989532
Lobato, L.C. [1033], Brazil K000989531
Almeida, S. [590], Brazil K000989526
Ratter, J.A. [3920], Brazil K000989528
Almeida, S. [645], Brazil K000989527
Souza, V.C. [5021], Brazil K000989524 isolectotype
Souza, V.C. [5178], Brazil K000989529
Andrade, I.M. [162], Brazil K000989525

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 7 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Alvarado-Cárdenas, L.O. & Morales, J.F. (2014). El género Mandevilla (Apocynaceae: Apocynoideae, Mesechiteae) en México Botanical Sciences 92: 59-79.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Morales, J.F. (2005). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XIX: La familia Apocynaceae s.str. (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de Costa Rica Darwiniana 43: 90-191.

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