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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. European Russia to Iran and N. China.

Native to:

China North-Central, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang

Calligonum caput-medusae Schrenk appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schrenk, A.G.von [107], Kazakhstan K000830365
Schrenk, A.G.von [s.n.], Kazakhstan K000830366
Schrenk, A.G.von [s.n.], Kazakhstan K000830367

First published in F.E.L.von Fischer & C.A.von Meyer, Enum. Pl. Nov. 1: 9 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Maassoumi, A.A. (2011). A revision of the genus Calligonum L. (Polygonaceae) in Iran Iranian Journal of Botany 17: 43-54.
  • Soskov, Yu.D. (2011). Rod Calligonum L. - zhuzgun: sistematika, geografia, evolutsiya introduktsiya: 1-361. Vserossiiskii Institut Rastenievodstva imeni N.V. Vavilov, Novosibirsk.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & Schiman-Czeika, H. (1968). Flora Iranica 56: 1-88. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 3: 1-710. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.
  • Korovin, E.P. & Vvedensky, A.I. (eds.) (1953). Flora Uzbekistana 2: 1-547. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • B.A.Fedtschenko & al. (1937). Flora Turkmenii 2: 1-217. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Maassoumi, A.A. (2011). A revision of the genus Calligonum L. (Polygonaceae) in Iran Iranian Journal of Botany 17: 43-54.
  • Soskov, Yu.D. (2011). Rod Calligonum L. - zhuzgun: sistematika, geografia, evolutsiya introduktsiya: 1-361. Vserossiiskii Institut Rastenievodstva imeni N.V. Vavilov, Novosibirsk.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & Schiman-Czeika, H. (1968). Flora Iranica 56: 1-88. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 3: 1-710. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.

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