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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to S. Tropical America, Caribbean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Leeward Is., Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Introduced into:

Madagascar

Piptocoma Less. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Linnaea 4: 315 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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