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

Introduced into:

Algeria, Altay, Amur, Bangladesh, California, Canary Is., Cayman Is., Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, India, Inner Mongolia, Japan, 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

Accepted Species

Classification

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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.

Flora of Iraq

  • L. Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 452 (1754)
  • L. Sp. Pl. 1027 (1753)
  • P. Aellen, “Beitragzur Kenntnis von Spinacia L.”, Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 48: 485–490 (1938).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1991 s.coll [1564] Iran K000731820 No
Jan 1, 1969 Barkley, F.A.; Abbas, H. [753] Iraq K000731824 No
Jan 1, 1969 Barkley, F.A.; Abbas, H. [996] Iraq K000731825 No
Jan 1, 1964 Rawi; Calizzi, K. [32284] Iraq K000731823 No
Jan 1, 1964 Rawi, A. [30499] Iraq K000731822 No

Sources

  • 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
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • 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