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

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
Richter [s.n.], Brazil K000973700
Pastore, U. [84], Brazil K000973697
Marcon, A.B. [126], Brazil K000973696
Tschá, M. [355], Brazil K000973694
Stomer [884], Congo, DRC K000576054
Tschá, M.C. [420], Brazil K000973695
Burchell [8383-33], Brazil K000973701
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4349], Brazil K000973698

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.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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