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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Socotra, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific, Juan Fernández Islands.
Santalum album

Native to:

Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Marquesas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Society Is., South Australia, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Victoria, Western Australia

Extinct in:

Juan Fernández Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Florida, India, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Santalum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 349 (1753)

Accepted by

  • (2010). DOI 10.1600/036364410X539899 epublication.
  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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