Chenopodium L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 219 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Central European Rus, Chad, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Desventurados Is., District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South China Sea, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Antipodean Is., Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Finland, Føroyar, Gulf of Guinea Is., Iceland, Jawa, Labrador, Marianas, Mauritania, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Newfoundland, Norfolk Is., Norway, Nunavut, Réunion, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 77.

Flora of Iraq

  • L. Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 103 (1754)
  • L. Sp. Pl.: 218 (1753)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 103 (1754).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by I. Friis & M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. PL, ed. 5, 103 (1754)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 9, 1984 Burtt Davy [1106] South Africa K000243867 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nov 16, 1933 Soulié, J.A. [56] China K000898429 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 23, 1929 Schinz, H. [467] South Africa K000243866 Type No
Dec 22, 1929 Burchell [85] K000243862 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 22, 1929 Burchell, W., J. [s.n.] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000368007 Yes
Dec 22, 1929 Burchell [86] K000243861 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 22, 1929 Roux, F. [669] France K000368008 Yes
Sukhorukov, A. [94] Namibia K001598563 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [37116] Brazil K001207018 Yes
Burchell, W., J. [s.n.] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000195669 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Chile K000583170 Unknown Type Material Yes
Giles, J.J. [118] United Kingdom K001419129 Yes
Secco, R.S.; Sperling, C.; Condon, M.; Mesquita, A.; Gilberto, B.; Marinho, L.R. [115] Brazil K001207017 Yes
Burchell, W., J. [5] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000368006 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6955] India K001126352 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6957] India K001126358 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burchell, W., J. [s.n.] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000195668 Lectotype Yes
Krapovickas, A. [37705] Brazil K001207019 Yes
Wallroth, C.F.W. [s.n.] K000898416 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6955] India K001126351 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7440] K001127341 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6957] India K001126359 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/