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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Venezuela and Peru.
Carica . (Caricaceae)

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, unarmed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers: calyx 5-lobed; filaments free or almost so, inserted on the corolla-tube.
Distribution
Maybe less than ten species in tropical and subtropical America.

Native to:

Belize, 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, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, 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., Line Is., Marcus I., Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mozambique Channel I, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Paraguay, Phoenix Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, 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.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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