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

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Angola, Ascension, Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Norfolk Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Zimbabwe

Hippeastrum Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
19089.000

First published in Appendix: 31 (1821)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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