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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Sahara and Mongolia.
Calligonum polygonoides

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, China North-Central, East European Russia, Egypt, Gulf States, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qinghai, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, South European Russi, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen

Calligonum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 530 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia Taxon 64: 1188-1208.
  • Soskov, Yu.D. (2011). Rod Calligonum L. - zhuzgun: sistematika, geografia, evolutsiya introduktsiya: 1-361. Vserossiiskii Institut Rastenievodstva imeni N.V. Vavilov, Novosibirsk.

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