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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, N. Africa, Temp. & Subarctic Eurasia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Madeira, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Brazil South, British Columbia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Peru, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Chelidonium L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schumacher, Prof. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132280

First published in Sp. Pl.: 505 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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