Family:
Malvaceae Juss.

Althaea L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Central Europe, Medit. to NW. India, S. Africa.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Arkansas, Baltic States, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Ireland, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, South Dakota, Switzerland, Virginia, Wisconsin

Althaea L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 686 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

  • 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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • 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