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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Caucasus to Iran and Central Asia.
Cydonia oblonga

Doubtfully present in:

South European Russi

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, North Caucasus, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Uzbekistan

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Bolivia, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hungary, Illinois, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Maryland, Massachusetts, Morocco, New York, New Zealand North, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Vermont, Yugoslavia

Cydonia Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: 1 (1754)

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 2021. 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 2021. 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