Nasturtium W.T.Aiton

First published in Hortus Kew. 4: 109 (1812), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is California to Guatemala, Florida, Europe to Central Asia and Pakistan, Macaronesia, N. Africa to Kenya and Arabian Peninsula.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Eritrea

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Russia, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Libya, Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Morocco, Netherlands, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tasmania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Himalaya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil South, British Columbia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Maine, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Marianas, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand North, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Niger, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 4, 2011 Day, C.D. [299] Turkey K000341536 No
Aug 1, 2008 Takeuchi, W., et al. [19615] Papua New Guinea K000575050 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4777] Nepal K001039877 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4778] Nepal K001039878 Unknown Type Material Yes
Phuong, V.X.; Huyen, D.D.; Du, N.V.; Binh, N.Q.; Xuyen, D.T.; de Kok, R.; Bramley, G.; Challen, G.; Vorontsova, M. [HNK 186] Vietnam K001639296 Yes
Swann, E.L. [1533] United Kingdom K000693322 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4778] India K001039879 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4778] Burma K001039880 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4774] India K001039870 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4778] India K001039881 Unknown Type Material Yes
Reichenbach, H.G.L. [292] Germany K000693336 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] K001134166 No
Reichenbach, H.G.L. [292] Germany K000693337 Unknown Type Material Yes
Heyde; Lux [3078] Guatemala K001134321 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4777] India K001039876 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ayres, Philip, B. [s.n.] Madagascar K000230685 Lectotype No
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.] Portugal K001134165 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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