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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to W. Himalaya, Macaronesia, Medit. to Sahara and Arabian Peninsula.
Calendula officinalis

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Assam, Belarus, Bolivia, Borneo, British Columbia, California, Central European Rus, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ireland, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kazakhstan, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Is., Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Michigan, Myanmar, Nepal, New Hampshire, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Primorye, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, South Australia, South European Russi, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, Washington, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Xinjiang

Calendula L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Meikle [25766], Cyprus 46999.000
Meikle [2578], Cyprus 47001.000
Meikle [2576a], Cyprus 47004.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 921 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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