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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Asia to SW. Siberia.
Spinacia turkestanica

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Introduced into:

Algeria, Amur, Bangladesh, California, Canary Is., Cayman Is., Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Greece, Haiti, India, Korea, Kriti, Laos, Libya, Maine, Marianas, Massachusetts, Morocco, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Norway, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Rhode I., Saudi Arabia, South Carolina, Sweden, Tunisia, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, Yemen

Spinacia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1027 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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