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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

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

Manettia Mutis ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 19, 2011 Demuner [966], Brazil K000771083
Aug 19, 2011 Kollmann [6666], Brazil K000771129
Magnago, L.F.S. [690], Brazil K001049940
Miranda, E.B. [22], Brazil K001139336
Magnago, L.F.S. [1004], Brazil K001049946
Kollmann, L. [3795], Brazil K001139326
Kollmann, L. [7926], Brazil K001139324
França, F. [2526], Brazil K001139337
Riedel [385], Brazil K001139338
Kamino, L.H.Y. [46], Brazil K001139331
Forzza, R.C. [5308], Brazil K001139325
Demuner, V. [1057], Brazil K001049945
Ganev, W. [3315], Brazil K001139329
Demuner, V. [2705], Brazil K001049942
Oliveira, J.A. [31], Brazil K001139333
Demuner, V. [908], Brazil K001139327
Demuner, V. [4066], Brazil K001049944
Vieira, R.F. [815], Brazil K001139330
França, G.S. [254], Brazil K001139332
Demuner, V. [2308], Brazil K001049943
Carneiro-Torres, D.S. [19], Brazil K001139335
Demuner, V. [1474], Brazil K001049939
Bovini, M.G. [1491], Brazil K001212144
Kollmann, L. [1687], Brazil K001049941
Rapini, A. [1217], Brazil K001139334
Demuner, V. [908], Brazil K001139328

First published in Mant. Pl. 2: 558 (1771)

Accepted by

  • Cordeiro Marinero, F.E., Rodrigues, W.A. & Cervi, A.. (2012). Manettia (Rubiaceae) no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 635-647.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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