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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Kamchatka and Temp. E. Asia, E. U.S.A., Cuba.
Pieris japonica

Native to:

Alabama, Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cuba, East Himalaya, Florida, Georgia, Japan, Kamchatka, Kuril Is., Mississippi, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, North Carolina, South Carolina, Taiwan, Tennessee, Tibet, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia

Introduced into:

Vermont

Pieris D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 159 (1834)

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