Narcissus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 289 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia to Afghanistan, SE. China to Japan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Canary Is., China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Azores, Bermuda, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Central European Rus, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Falkland Is., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Ireland, Kentucky, Korea, Kuril Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., South Australia, South Carolina, Tadzhikistan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Transcaucasus, Turkey-in-Europe, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Kington, S. (1998). The International Daffodil Register and Classified List 1998: 1-1166. The Royal Horticultural Society, London.
  • Vézquez, F.M., Gutiérrez, M., Cabeza de Vesca, M. & Ramos, S. (2009). Narcissus sect. Jonquillae DC. (Amaryllidaceae) en Extremadura (España). Folia Botanica Extremadurensis 4: 15-31.
  • Zonneveld, B.J.M. (2008). The systematic value of nuclear DNA content for all species of Narcissus L. (Amaryllidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 275: 109-132.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

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  • 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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  • Kew Species Profiles

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