IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Range Description

This species has a more or less cosmopolitan distribution, occurring from the Azores and Europe (Castroviejo et al. 1987, Preston and Croft 1997, Gardenfors 2010, WCSPF 2010) east through the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent to east and southeast Asia (Cook 1970), and widespread throughoutChina (Flora of China; eFlora 2011). It occurs in Africa north and south of the Sahara including Madagascar, as well as Australasia and North, Central and South America. It is apparently introduced in Mauritius, New Zealand and Hawaii (World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2010).

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