Myrtus Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 471 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia to Pakistan.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

India

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Canary Is., Chad, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

California, Cape Provinces, Cuba, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Puerto Rico, Texas, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 212 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 471 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2009 Glaziou, A.F.M. [13887] Brazil K000566535 Type Yes
Mar 1, 2009 Glaziou, A.F.M. [19352] Brazil K000566534 Isosyntype Yes
Linden [1146] K000261065 Yes
s.coll. [2619] New Caledonia K000800513 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 3629] Burma K001119868 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ekman, E.L. [9972] Haiti K000276998 Type Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [12721] Brazil K000276993 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images