Skip to main content
This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Hebanthe Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harley, R.M. [24738], Brazil K001207802

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 2: 42 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Marchioretto, M.S., Sfoggio Miotto, S.T. & de Siqueira, J.C. (2009). O gênero Hebanthe (Amaranthaceae) no Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 783-798.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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