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This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. Algeria, Austria to W. Himalaya, China to Japan.
Epimedium flavum (barrenwort)

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Bulgaria, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Primorye, Qinghai, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Madeira, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Vietnam

Epimedium Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
77151.000
Ogisu, M. [93039] 73645.000
Hinkley, D. 77147.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 117 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Zhang, Y.J., Dang, H.S., Wang, Y., Li, X.W. & Li, J.Q. (2011). A taxonomic revision of unifoliolate Chinese Epimedium L. (Berberidaceae) Kew Bulletin 66: 253-262. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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