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This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Africa and Asia-Temperate.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Austria, Belgium, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hungary, Illinois, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, New York, Northern Provinces, Oman, Peru, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Yemen

Ruta L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 383 (1753)

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