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Range DescriptionThis species has been recorded in Brazil from southernmost Ceará, Pernambuco (native and cultivated), central-eastern and south-eastern Bahia to southern Espírito Santo and south-western Minas Gerais. Perhaps it is also native to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. It is widely cultivated and ranges south to Santa Catarina and southeastern Mato Grosso. It is commonly introduced in the Neotropics.