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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Russian Far East to N. Indo-China and Temp. E. Asia.

Native to:

Amur, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Manchuria, Nansei-shoto, Primorye, Qinghai, Sakhalin, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Central European Rus, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Reynoutria Houtt. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nat. Hist. 2(8): 639 (1777)

Accepted by

  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia Taxon 64: 1188-1208.

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