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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Caucasus to Mongolia.

Doubtfully present in:

South European Russi

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Mongolia, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Acanthophyllum C.A.Mey. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer.: 210 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Basiri Esfahani, S.H., Bidi, B., Assadi, M. & Rahimi Nejad, M.R. (2011). A taxonomic study of Acanthophyllum C.A.Mey. (Caryophyllaceae) in Iran Iranian Journal of Botany 17: 24-39.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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