Family:
Myrtaceae Juss.

Rhodomyrtus (DC.) Rchb.

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

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 2022. 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 2022. 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