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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Red Sea to Madagascar, Tropical Asia to W. Pacific.

Native to:

Aldabra, Bangladesh, Borneo, Caroline Is., Comoros, Egypt, Eritrea, India, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen

Oceana Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Global Fl. 4: 53 (2018)

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.

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