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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific.
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Florida, Hawaii, Society Is.

Rhodomyrtus (DC.) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 5, 2006 Arobaya, A. [402], New Guinea K000275855

First published in Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: 177 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0