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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to NW. India and Siberia, St. Helena, Namibia to Cape Prov., Australia, W. Central U.S.A. to Mexico, Peru to Chile.
Frankenia (Frankeniaceae)

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Algeria, Altay, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Desventurados Is., East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Haiti, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mali, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mongolia, Morocco, Morocco, Namibia, Nevada, New Mexico, New South Wales, Niger, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Queensland, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, South Australia, South European Russi, Spain, St.Helena, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Tasmania, Texas, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Siberia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Massachusetts, New Jersey, Norfolk Is., Oregon, Utah

Frankenia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 331 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 136.

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

Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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