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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Indian Ocean, Nansei-shoto to Tropical Asia and Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hawaii, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niue, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Chagos Archipelago

Pipturus Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2007 Clunies-Ross [CCR44], Vanuatu K000463794

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 1: 196 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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