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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Macaronesia to Central Asia.
Vinca major

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Ascension, Bolivia, California, Canary Is., Chatham Is., Chile Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Illinois, Ireland, Juan Fernández Is., Kentucky, Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Norway, St.Helena, Sweden, Taiwan, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia

Vinca L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 209 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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