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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Markea Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Cid, C.A. [2879], Brazil K001073179

First published in Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 107 (1792)

Accepted by

  • Orejuela, A., Orozco, C.I. & Barboza, G. (2014). Three new species of Markea (Solanaceae, Juanulloeae) from Colombia Phytotaxa 167: 151-165.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 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 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