Genus:
Calendula L.

Calendula arvensis L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe to Medit. and W. Himalaya, Arabian Peninsula.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

California, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Uruguay, Victoria

Calendula arvensis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 4, 2011 Day, C.D. [890], Turkey K000341499
Kuntze, O. [s.n.], Canary Is. K000307199
s.coll. [s.n.] K000797464
Rico, L. [1921], Morocco K000564895

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1303 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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/
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  • 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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