Calystegia silvatica subsp. silvatica

This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Central Medit. to N. Iran. It is a climbing perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.


Doubtfully present in:

Corse, Hungary, Kriti

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, New York, North Caucasus, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Great Britain, Ireland, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Poland, Portugal, South Australia, Switzerland, Tasmania


Heterotypic Synonyms


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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. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain in Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Convolvulaceae. Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 331-351. Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique de la ville de Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., & Long, G. (1986). Med-checklist 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae - Labiatae) 3: 1-395. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Ville de Genève.
  • Grigor'ev, Y.S. (1974). Convolvulaceae. Flora of the USSR 19: 3-30. Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae. Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Parris, B.S. & R. Brummitt in Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 197-222. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Valentine, D.H. et al. in Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Convolvulaceae. Flora Europaea 3: 74-83. Cambridge University Press.
  • Webb, C.J., W.R. Sykes, & P.J. Garnock-Jones (1988). Fl. New Zealand Convolvulaceae - naturalised. Flora of New Zealand 4: 547-560+1289. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants.