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This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Northern America..

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Cameroon, Cayman Is., Comoros, Cook Is., Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, India, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Myanmar, New Caledonia, Niue, Peru, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Russelia Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 6 (1760)

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