1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Aspidistra Ker Gawl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to Japan.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Laos, Malaya, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Florida, Great Britain, Korea, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Trinidad-Tobago

    Aspidistra Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Ford, C. [627] 11010.000
    Ford, C. [628], Hong Kong 15158.000

    First published in Bot. Reg. 8: t. 628 (1823)

    Accepted by

    • Phonsena, P. & de Wilde, W.J.J.O. (2010). The genus Aspidistra Ker Gawl. (Asparagaceae/Ruscaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 38: 48-58.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    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 Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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