Family:
Rosaceae Juss.

Pyracantha M.Roem.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Central & S. Europe to Iran, Himalaya to China and Indo-China, Taiwan.

Native to:

Albania, Assam, Bulgaria, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, France, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Krym, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Myanmar, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Corse, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Hawaii, Indiana, Ireland, Kansas, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Portugal, Queensland, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Uzbekistan, Virginia, Washington

Pyracantha M.Roem. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 3: 219 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

  • 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