1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Dahlia Cav.

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

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Note
    - note the names of these popular ornamentals are not authoritative – there are many cultivated Dahlia species and cultivars and much confusion in identification!

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Introduced into:

    Baleares, Baltic States, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cook Is., Cuba, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Krym, Leeward Is., Madeira, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yugoslavia

    Dahlia Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Icon. 1: 56 (t. 80) (1791)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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