1. Family: Urticaceae Juss.
    1. Cecropia Loefl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Cameroon, Cook Is., Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Jawa, Malaya, Senegal, Society Is.

    Cecropia Loefl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Pennington, R.T. [31], Bolivia 57328.000
    Pennington, T.D. [14140], Ecuador 58715.000
    Burchell [6622-2], Brazil K000973699
    Burchell [8383-33], Brazil K000973701
    Marcon, A.B. [126], Brazil K000973696
    Tschá, M.C. [420], Brazil K000973695
    Tschá, M. [355], Brazil K000973694
    Stomer [884], Congo, DRC K000576054
    Richter [s.n.], Brazil K000973700
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [4349], Brazil K000973698
    Pastore, U. [84], Brazil K000973697

    First published in Iter Hispan.: 272 (1758)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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