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This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa, Southern America and Northern America..

Native to:

Angola, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Lonchitis L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1078 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World 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