1. Family: Heliconiaceae Vines
    1. Heliconia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central Malesia to SW. Pacific, Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Cook Is., Florida, Gambia, Thailand, Venezuelan Antilles, Zaïre

    Heliconia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    7661.000
    Stevenson, N., Belize 22179.000
    Rico, L. [1627], Bolivia K000295244
    Warrington, J.F. [45], St. Lucia 40632.000

    First published in Mant. Pl. 2: 147 (1771)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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.

    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

    Kew Science Photographs
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