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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America, Cuba.
Thevetia ovata

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Some eight species in tropical America.
Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees; latex white
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in few-flowered terminal cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left in bud
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a 2-celled drupe.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

China Southeast

Thevetia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Opera Var.: 212 (1758)

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.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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