Smilax L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1028 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics to N. America.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Inner Mongolia

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Romania

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ferrufino-Acosta, L. (2010). Taxonomic revision of the genus Smilax (Smilacaceae) in Central America and the Caribbean islands. Willdenowia 40: 227-280.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 423.
  • Sp. Pl. 1028 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. in F.T.A. 7: 423 (1898)
  • Hepper in F.W.T.A., ed. 2, 3: 111 (1968)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5:455 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1028 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Willis, F.R. [56], Indonesia 71463.000 No
Harley, R.M. [22474], Brazil 72762.000 No
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000201313 Yes
Zappi, D.C. [454], Espírito Santo K000828366 Yes
Figueiredo, L. [4], Pernambuco K000828374 Yes
Gasson, P. [5939], Bahia K000828360 Yes
Harley, R.M. [14191], Bahia K000828376 Yes
Freire, E. [29], Pernambuco K000828361 Yes
Harley, R. [5984], Bahia K000828377 Yes
Mori, S.A. [14468], Bahia K000828369 Yes
Ganev, W. [2383], Bahia K000828358 Yes
Passos, L. [5770], Bahia K000828375 Yes
Eiten, G. [10756], Maranhão K000828365 Yes
Harley, R.M. [28437], Bahia K000828370 Yes
Cordeiro, T. [826], Minas Gerais K000828362 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8286], Amazonas K000828364 Yes
Delprete, P.G. [8956], Goiás K000828367 Yes
Harley, R.M. [54143], Pernambuco K000828371 Yes
Stannard, B. [5631], Bahia K000828372 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [2097], Bahia K000828368 Yes
Maas, P.J.M. [7045], Bahia K000828363 Yes
Maciel, U.N. [540], Pará K000828373 Yes
Stannard, B. [51156], Bahia K000828359 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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