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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Iran.

Doubtfully present in:

Sardegna

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Altay, Amur, Azores, Belgium, British Columbia, California, Chita, Colombia, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Florida, Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Madeira, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, Réunion, Sakhalin, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Atocion Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 254 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Frojman, B., Thollensson, M. & Oxelman, B. (2013). Taxonomic revision of Atocion and Viscaria (Sileneae, Caryophyllaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 173: 194-210.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Not accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Silene.]

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