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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to N. Argentina and Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru

Kaunia R.M.King & H.Rob. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phytologia 47: 258 (1980)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Viera Barreto, J.N. & Sancho, G. (2019). Taxonomic revision of Kaunia (Eupatorieae, Asteraceae), an Andean genus with presence in eastern South America Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 664-703. MBG press.

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