Synostemon F.Muell.

First published in Fragm. 1: 32 (1858)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Australia.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Madagascar

Native to:

Bangladesh, Borneo, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, South Australia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • van Welzen, P.C., Pruesapan, K., Telford, I.R.H., Esser, H.-J. & Bruhl, J.J. (2014). Phylogenetic reconstruction prompts taxonomic changes in Sauropus, Synostemon and Breynia (Phyllanthaceae tribe Phyllantheae). Blumea 59: 77-94.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Sauropus.]

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. 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