Acanthospermum Schrank

First published in Pl. Rar. Hort. Monac.: t. 53 (1820)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Angola, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, Gabon, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesotho, Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marquesas, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mississippi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Socotra, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —Benth. & Hook. f. Gen. Pl. 2: 349.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje. [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Masc. 109: 170 (1993)
  • Pl. Rar. Hort. Monac.: t. 53 (1819)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0