Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Asperula L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, N. Africa, Temp. & Subtropical Asia, Australasia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Queensland, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Denmark, Finland, New York

Asperula L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bove, N. [127], Sinai K000172740 Yes
Rico, L. [1676], Armenia K000297343 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 103 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Iberica 15: 1-449. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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