1. Family: Smilacaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Smilax L.
      1. Smilax excelsa L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Balkan Peninsula to N. Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bulgaria, Greece, Iran, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

    Introduced into:

    Azores

    Smilax excelsa L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Griffith [5450], Peninsular Malaysia Smilax laevis K000292130 Unknown type material
    Wilford, C. [s.n.], Hong Kong Smilax laevis K000820687
    Wright, C. [531], Hong Kong Smilax laevis K000820688 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [5116], Peninsular Malaysia Smilax laevis K000292129 Unknown type material
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5116], Malaysia Smilax laevis K001104844

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1029 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
    • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
    • Rechinger, K.H., Browicz, K., Persson, K. & Wendelbo, P. (1990). Flora Iranica 165: 1-194. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
    • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1985). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition Sommerfeltia 1: 5-103.
    • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1985). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition Sommerfeltia 1: 5-103.
    • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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
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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0