Calligonum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 530 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is E. Medit. to Sahara and Mongolia.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, China North-Central, East European Russia, Egypt, Gulf States, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qinghai, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, South European Russi, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64: 1188-1208.
  • Soskov, Yu.D. (2011). Rod Calligonum L. - zhuzgun: sistematika, geografia, evolutsiya introduktsiya: 1-361. Vserossiiskii Institut Rastenievodstva imeni N.V. Vavilov, Novosibirsk.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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