Family:
Betulaceae Gray

Carpinus L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. & Subtropical Northern Hemisphere.

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Korea, Krym, Laos, Louisiana, Maine, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Primorye, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sicilia, South Carolina, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Norway

English
Hornbeam

Carpinus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 998 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

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