Helleborus Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 557 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Europe to Caucasus, NW. Africa, N. China.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, China North-Central, China South-Central, Corse, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Morocco, North Caucasus, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Denmark, Illinois, Ireland, Maryland, Michigan, Netherlands, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Poland, Sweden, West Virginia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • McLewin, W. (2019). Helleborus and the Helleborastrum problem: 1-309. Wellesley-Cambridge Press.

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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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