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This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Mexico Southeast..

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Angola, Ascension, Assam, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, China South-Central, Connecticut, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North European Russi, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Réunion, Spain, St.Helena, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Vietnam, Zaïre

Tropaeolum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Colombia 44898.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 345 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Watson, J.M. & Flores, A.R. (2010). A synopsis of perennial tuberous Tropaeolum L. section Chilensia Sparre (Tropaeolaceae), including validation of three subsections and a new, reclassified natural hybrid Herbertia 64: 150-281.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

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

Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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