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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Turkey.
Melittis melissophyllum

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Corse, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Belgium

Melittis melissophyllum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
33468.000
Hopper, F.N. [9207], France K000509216
Whellan, J.A. [574], Great Britain K000790514
s.coll. [7261], Great Britain K000790507
Whony, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790505
Metcalfe, E. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790482
Jackson, A.B. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790492
Bennett, W.C. [H1009], United Kingdom K000790467
Jackson, A.B. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790469
Summerhayes, V.S. [155], United Kingdom K000790475
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790480
Reid, C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790465
Fox, H.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790468
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790487
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790474
Thurston, E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790473
Verdcourt, B. [4725], France K000509217
Bell, W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790484
Hancock, W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790490
Ralfs, J. [975], Great Britain K000790489
Vigurs, C.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790471
Salmon, C.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790510
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790479
James, D. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790513
Lousley, J.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790512
Carpenter, A. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790493
Maw, G. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790488
Gamble, J.S. [29226], United Kingdom K000790494
Findlay, R.F. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790466
Meike, R.D. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790504
Fox [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790476
Summerhayes, V.S. [3237], Great Britain K000790500
Burkill, I. H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790496
Thurston, E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790472
Jackson, A.B. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790470
White, J.W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790478
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790508
Hore, W.S. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790486
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790511
Brummitt, R.K. [7], Spain K000509215
Salmon, C.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790502
White, J.W. [975], United Kingdom K000790481
Webb, E.A. [s.n.], Great Britain K000790477
Worsdell, W.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790503
Tester, J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790501
[Eheraus, W.] [38], Yugoslavia K000509218
s.coll. [s.n.], Italy K000790509
Worsley, A. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790485
Croft, A.W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790498
Ley, A. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790497
Goulding, F.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790495
Hancock, W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790491
Green, C.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000790483

First published in Sp. Pl.: 597 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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

Kew Science Photographs
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