Symphytum tuberosum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 136 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & Central Europe. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • USDA, NRCS ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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