Buxus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 983 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico, Caribbean, Europe, Temp. Asia to Philippines, Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Baleares, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Borneo, Cape Provinces, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Corse, Cuba, Djibouti, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Sardegna, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia, Spain, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Yugoslavia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Alabama, Azores, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Madeira, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Romania, Tennessee, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Virginia, West Virginia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2021). Flora of North America North of Mexico 10: 1-456. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Friis in Kew Bull. 44: 293–299 (1989).
  • Kew Bull. 44: 293–299 (1989).
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 983 (1753).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by I. Friis [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Friis in Kew Bull. 44: 293–299 (1989).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7978], India K001128683 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7978], India K001128685 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7978], India K001128684 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0