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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Temp. E. Asia and Indo-China.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Ogasawara-shoto, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Alabama, Austria, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, New York

Houttuynia Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 4: 149 (1783)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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