Geranium thunbergii Siebold & Zucc.

First published in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(2): 136 (1845)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China, Kuril Islands to Temp. E. Asia. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Kuril Is., Nansei-shoto, Taiwan

Introduced into:

Brazil Southeast, Connecticut, Germany, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World. Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.
  • Aedo, C. (2017). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the Western and Central Pacific area. Systematic Botany Monographs 102: 1-240.
  • Akiyama, S., Thijsse, G., Esser, H.-J. & Ohba, H. (2014). Siebold and Zuccarini's type specimens and original materials from Japan, part 5. Angiosperms. Dicotyledoneae 4. The Journal of Japanese Botany 89: 279-330.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1988). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 3: 1-419. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo. [Cited as Geranium nepalense.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World. Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.
  • Aedo, C. (2017). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the Western and Central Pacific area. Systematic Botany Monographs 102: 1-240.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • USDA, NRCS ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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