Basella L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 272 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Kenya to S. Africa, Madagascar, Tropical Asia.

Distribution

Native to:

Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Belize, Benin, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Congo, Cook Is., Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Gilbert Is., Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Malawi, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Society Is., South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sudan, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Bulletin

  • Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species Plantarum. Stockholm.
  • Moquin-Tandon, A. (1849b). Basellaceae. In: A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 220 - 230, 462. Paris.
  • — (1764). Genera Plantarum, ed. 6. Stockholm.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 94.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sp. Pl. 1: 272 (1753)
  • in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 133 (1754).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Hook. f., G. P. 3: 76 (1880)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 133 (1754)
  • Perrier de la Bâthie in Not. Syst. 14: 53–56 (1950)
  • Sp. Pl.: 272 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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
  • World Checklist of Vascular plants (WCVP)

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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