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This genus is accepted, and its native range is India to S. China and W. Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Marianas, New Caledonia, Solomon Is., Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Eranthemum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K001132508

First published in Sp. Pl.: 9 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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