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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Ranunculales

Familia: Papaveraceae
Subfamilia: Papaveroideae
Tribus: Chelidonieae
Genus: Chelidonium
Species: C. asiaticum – C. majus
Name

Chelidonium L., Sp. Pl. 1: 505. 1753.
References

International Plant Names Index. 2009. Chelidonium (Papaveraceae). Published online. Accessed: 23 April 2009.

Vernacular names
azərbaycanca: Dəmrovotu
башҡортса: Сөйәл үләне
беларуская: Падтыннік
čeština: vlaštovičník
Esperanto: Kelidonio
suomi: Keltamot
hornjoserbsce: Krawnik
հայերեն: Կանթեղախոտ
ქართული: ქრისტესისხლა
lietuvių: Ugniažolė
ирон: Чъехаг сырхыхос
русский: Чистотел
slovenčina: lastovičník
svenska: Skelörtsläktet
中文: 白屈莱属

Chelidonium, commonly known as celandines,[1] is a small genus of flowering plants in the poppy family, This genus is native to northern Africa and Eurasia, where they are widespread, ranging from western Europe to east Asia.[2]

This genus consists of herbaceous perennials. Leaves are alternate and deeply lobed. They produce yellow flowers.[3]
Species

Chelidonium is a small genus, consisting of two to three species, depending on the taxonomic treatment. These are:[2][4]

Image Name Distribution
Chelidonium asiaticum.jpg Chelidonium asiaticum Native to eastern Asia
Coreanomecon hylomeconoides 4.JPG Chelidonium hylomeconoides Native only to the Korean peninsula
Atlas roslin pl Glistnik jaskółcze ziele 6516 8333.jpg Chelidonium majus Native to Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia

References

"Chelidonium" at the Encyclopedia of Life
Chelidonium L. Kew Botanical Gardens
Zhang, Mingli; Grey-Wilson, Christopher. "Chelidonium". Flora of China. Vol. 7 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Chelidonium The Plant List

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