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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, California, Colombia, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Ireland, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Krym, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Netherlands, New South Wales, Pakistan, Panamá, Queensland, Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, South Australia, South European Russi, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Cynara L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 827 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

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