1. Family: Caricaceae Dumort.
    1. Carica L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Ascension, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Marcus I., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mozambique Channel I, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Paraguay, Phoenix Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Venezuelan Antilles, Wake I., West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zaïre

    Carica L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Plowman, T. [5462], Ecuador 44889.000

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1036 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0