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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & S. Europe to Japan.
Alkekengi officinarum

Native to:

Albania, Assam, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Pakistan, Poland, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Belgium, Cape Verde, Corse, Germany, Great Britain, Illinois, Kentucky, Morocco, Netherlands, New York, Vermont, Vietnam

Alkekengi Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Physalis.]

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