Polycarpon Loefl.

First published in C.Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 881, 1360 (1759)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Europe to S. China and Arabian Peninsula, Africa, SW. U.S.A. to NW. Mexico, Venezuela to Peru, Paraguay to NE. Argentina.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Corse, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf States, Hainan, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kriti, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Liberia, Libya, Madeira, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Venezuela, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Ascension, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Desventurados Is., Easter Is., Ecuador, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Haiti, Hawaii, Illinois, Japan, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Massachusetts, Nevada, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Oregon, Pennsylvania, Philippines, South Carolina, St.Helena, Tasmania, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Uruguay, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 144.

Flora of Iraq

  • L. Syst. Nat. ed. 10: 881 (1759).

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 881 (1759).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Kool, Bengtson & Thulin in Taxon 56: 775–782 (2007).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Syst., ed. 10, 881 (1759)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1871 Hooker. [s.n.] K000313473 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nuttall, T. [s.n.] United States K000723274 Unknown Type Material Yes
unknown [766] Brazil K000471723 Unknown Type Material Yes
Thorel, C. [957] Vietnam K000723282 Type Yes
Sellow [766] Brazil K000471726 Unknown Type Material Yes
[Lemos] [103] K000471727 Unknown Type Material Yes
Vasey, G.R. [697] United States K000723277 Unknown Type Material Yes
Orcutt, C.R. [s.n.] United States K000723276 Unknown Type Material Yes
Parry, C.C.; Lemmon, J.G. [s.n.] United States K000723278 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ash [887] Ethiopia K:SPC-37250.000 No
unknown [376] Brazil K000471724 Unknown Type Material Yes
Morong, T. [933] Paraguay K000471729 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brazil K000471725 Unknown Type Material Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.] Brazil K000471728 Unknown Type Material Yes
Senegal K000313465 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nuttall, T. [s.n.] United States K000723279 Unknown Type Material Yes
Parry, C.C.; Lemmon, J.G. [24] United States K000723275 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6962] India Hapalosia K001126382 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6962] Hapalosia K001126378 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6962] India Hapalosia K001126379 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6962] Hapalosia K001126383 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6962] Hapalosia K001126381 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6962] India Hapalosia K001126380 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0