Genista L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 709 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia, Europe, Medit. to Caucasus.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Iraq, Mexico Central, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Oregon, Queensland, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Vermont, Victoria, Washington, Western Australia, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rico, L. [1938], Morocco K000564880 No
Rico, L. [1955], Morocco K000564917 No
Rico, L. [1934], Morocco K000564882 No
Rico, L. [2263], Syria K000764207 No
Rico, L. [1839], Tunisia K000296044 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0