Spinacia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1027 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is W. & Central Asia to SW. Siberia.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Introduced into:

Algeria, Amur, Bangladesh, California, Canary Is., Cayman Is., Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Greece, Haiti, India, Korea, Kriti, Laos, Libya, Maine, Marianas, Massachusetts, Morocco, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Norway, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Rhode I., Saudi Arabia, South Carolina, Sweden, Tunisia, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, Yemen

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:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0