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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chile North, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Guinea, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zaïre

Introduced into:

Queensland

Spilanthes Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 8, 28 (1760)

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