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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to W. South America.
Rubiaceae Cinchona bark

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Galápagos, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Southeast, Puerto Rico, Society Is., St.Helena, Sulawesi

Cinchona L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sequeira, V. [89], Ecuador 58786.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 172 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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