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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China, Japan, Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Taiwan

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Illinois, Indiana, Korea, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Ukraine, Virginia, West Virginia

Macleaya R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Narr. Travels Africa: 218 (1826)

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