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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & SE. Europe to N. Iran.

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Krym, North Caucasus, Romania, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Polygala major Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Austriac. 5: 6 (1778)

Accepted by

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1965). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 1: 1-567. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1965). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 1: 1-567. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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