Source: Marhold, K. (2011+): Caryophyllaceae. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
Pteranthus, Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 36. 1775
Euro+Med: Algeria native; Azerbaijan, with Nakhchivan native (Azerbaijan native); Canary islands (Fuerteventura native: doubtfully native, Lanzarote native: doubtfully native); Cyprus native; Egypt native; Israel/Palestine-Jordan native; Lebanon-Syria native; Libya native; Morocco native; Sicily, with Malta native: doubtfully native (Malta native); Sinai native; Spain, with Gibraltar and Andorra native (Spain native); Tunisia native