1. Family: Nyctaginaceae Juss.
    1. Bougainvillea Comm. ex Juss.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru

    Introduced into:

    Ascension, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Brazil North, Cameroon, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Gambia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, India, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Mozambique Channel I, New Zealand North, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Zaïre

    Bougainvillea Comm. ex Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Gen. Pl.: 91 (1789)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Sources

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

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
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