Atocion Adans.

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 254 (1763)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Europe to Iran.

Distribution

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, Denmark, 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

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0