Parthenocissus Planch.

First published in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 5: 447 (1887), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is China to S. Russian Far East and Tropical Asia, N. America to El Salvador, Bermuda, Bahamas to Cuba.


Native to:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, British Columbia, California, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Korea, Laos, Louisiana, Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canary Is., Central European Russia, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Poland, Prince Edward I., Romania, Rwanda, Sicilia, South European Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia


Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Li, Z. [2609] China K000801165 No


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