Batis P.Browne
  • Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica: 356 (1756) 
  • Батис

Notes: Distribution: New Guinea to NE. Australia, Trop. & Subtrop. Coastal America

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Tropical Papuasia New Guinea
  • Australasia Australia Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia
  • Northern America Mexico Mexico Gulf
  • Mexico Northeast
  • Mexico Northwest
  • Mexico Southeast
  • Mexico Southwest
  • South-Central U.S.A. Texas
  • Southeastern U.S.A. Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Southwestern U.S.A. California
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil Northeast
  • Brazil Southeast
  • Caribbean Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Cayman Is.
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Leeward Is.
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Puerto Rico
  • Southwest Caribbean
  • Trinidad-Tobago
  • Turks-Caicos Is.
  • Windward Is.
  • Central America Belize
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Northern South America French Guiana (Doubtful)
  • Guyana
  • Suriname
  • Venezuela
  • Western South America Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Galápagos
  • Peru
Introduced into
  • Pacific North-Central Pacific Hawaii

Common Names



  • 1 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. Continental Publishing, Deurne.
  • 3 Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.

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