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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Madeira, Mozambique, W. Indian Ocean to Pacific, N. & Central America, Caribbean.

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, British Columbia, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kazan-retto, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Réunion, Sakhalin, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Saskatchewan, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Vanuatu, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Belgium

Goodyera R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cribb, P.J. [S 24] 42247.000
Cribb, P. [S 61], Papua New Guinea 43132.000
Wood, J.J. [951], Indonesia 55885.000
Sands, M.J.S. [86], Indonesia 6049.287
Dickson, M. [MD 176], Indonesia 61001.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84319], Costa Rica 75165.000

First published in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 5: 197 (1813)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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