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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Arizona to Kansas and Central America, Colombia to Venezuela and Brazil.
Melampodium americanum

Native to:

Arizona, Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Kansas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panamá, Texas, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Belgium, Bolivia, California, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Jawa, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Melampodium L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 921 (1753)

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