Oleandra Cav.

First published in Anales Hist. Nat. 1: 115 (1799)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.


Native to:

Angola, Assam, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2004 Sinaga, N.I. [1262] Indonesia K000448424 No
Apr 1, 2000 Kessler, P.J.A. [2857] Indonesia K000445304 No
Oct 1, 1999 Beaman, J.H. [11608] Malaysia K000572482 No
Jan 1, 1985 Balgooy, van [5037] Indonesia K000572477 No
Jan 1, 1985 Balgooy, van [5037] Indonesia K000572476 No
Jan 1, 1979 Copeland, E.B. [57] Philippines K000572495 Isotype No
Apr 1, 1971 Hernaez, B.F. [s.n.] Philippines K000597506 No
Aug 1, 1957 Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [5549] Indonesia K000572363 No
Aug 1, 1957 Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [5549] Indonesia K000572362 No
Jan 1, 1931 Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [7677] Indonesia K000572357 No
Jul 8, 1923 Mjöberg, E.P. [2] Malaysia K000572367 No
Gay, H.J. [1058] K000602883 No
Gay, H.J. [465] K000597581 No
Cuming, H. [94] Philippines K000597509 No
Croft, J.R. [66] K000602884 No
Braithwaite, A.F. [667] Fiji K001890235 Yes
Braithwaite, A.F. [645] Fiji K001890264 Yes
Braithwaite, A.F. [584] Fiji K001890265 Yes
Katik, P. [LAE56318] K000597582 No
Lörzing, J.A. [14050] Indonesia K000572356 No
Royen, P., van; Sleumer, H. [6344] Indonesia K000597580 No
Brass, L.J. [3893] K000597584 No
Frodin, D.G.; Morren; Gabir [2254] K000602890 No
Lai; Jugah; Awg, E. [S64162] Malaysia K000445301 No
Johns, R.J. [9091] Indonesia K000539211 No
Ridley, H.N. [5172] Malaysia K000572205 No
Ridley, H.N. [5171] Malaysia K000572204 No
Johns, R.J. [7986] Indonesia K000445355 No
Ashton., P.S. [242] Brunei K000572479 No
Parks, H.E. [20759] Fiji K001089476 Type Yes
Johns, R.J. [7986] Indonesia K000445356 No
Anderson, J.A.R. [S18570] Malaysia K000572369 No
Vriese, W.H., de [66] Indonesia K000572360 No
Coode, M.J.E.; Wong, K.M. [6498] Brunei K000572473 No
Johns, R.J. [9091] Indonesia K000539237 No
Endert, F.H. [3030] Indonesia K000572364 No
Johns, R.J. [7986] Indonesia K000602888 No
Zollinger, H. [1581] Indonesia K000572361 No
Braithwaite, A.F. [648] Fiji K001890236 Yes
Buwalda, P. [5171] Indonesia K000597586 No
Edwards, P.J. [1988A] Malaysia K000572471 No
Wong, K.M. [459] Brunei K000572475 No
Adelbert, A.G.L. [252] Indonesia K000572358 No
Johns, R.J. [10303] Indonesia K000539205 No
Pleyte, D.R. [343] Indonesia K000572376 No
Pullen, R. [8069] K000597583 No
Wong, K.M. [1444] Brunei K000572480 No
Lai; Jugah; Awg, E. [S64162] Malaysia K000445302 No
Johns, R.J. [10329] Indonesia K000571755 No
Gay, H.J. [728] K000602886 No
Lavarack, P.; Ridsdale, C. [NGF31446] K000602887 No
Wood, G.H.S. [2031] Malaysia K000572366 No
Johns, R.J. [9023] Indonesia K000539207 No
Kato, M.; Sunarno, B.; Akiyama, H. [C4121] Indonesia K000572375 No
Beccari, O. [s.n.] Malaysia K000572472 No
Wong, K.M. [1122] Brunei K000445303 No
Kog, P. [004] K000602882 No
Brooks, C.J. [s.n.] Malaysia K000572372 No
Lörzing, J.A. [14050] Indonesia K000572355 No
Hose, G.F. [113] Malaysia K000572368 No
Adelbert, A.G.L. [490] Indonesia K000572359 No
Craven, L.A.; Schodde, R. [1269] K000602891 No
Johns, R.J. [9091] Indonesia K000539210 No
Parris, B.S. [6472] Malaysia K000572371 No
Davis, A.P. [814] Indonesia K000516087 No
Riswan, S.; Afriastini, J.J. [J075] Indonesia K000492313 No
Utteridge, T.M.A. [381] Indonesia K000539238 No
Sidiyasa, K.; Arifin, Z. [1586] Indonesia K000445306 No
Reillo. J. [16193] Philippines K000597508 No
Johns, R.J. [10329] Indonesia K000571757 No
Kato, M.; Ueda, K.; Okamoto, M.; Akiyama, H. [C5058] Indonesia K000572374 No
Craven, L.A.; Schodde, R. [1269] K000602892 No
Edwards, P.J. [1988] Malaysia K000539253 No
Gideon, O.G.; Silu, J. [76918] K000602885 No
Wong, K.M. [740] Brunei K000572474 No
Johns, R.J. [9023] Indonesia K000539208 No
Kostermans, A.J.G.H.; Soegeng [509] Indonesia K000597585 No
Takeuchi, W. [s.n.] K000491630 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Singapore K000572210 No
Cuming, H. [94] Philippines K000597507 No
Chai, P. [S37561] Malaysia K000572373 No
Ridley, H.N. [5171] Malaysia K000572181 No
Vogel, E.F., de [1939] Indonesia K000572365 No
Ridley, H.N. [5172] Malaysia K000572182 No
Johns, R.J. [7986] Indonesia K000602889 No
Lai, S.T. [S68652] Malaysia K000572481 No
Raynal, J. [17073] Indonesia K000445305 No
Dransfield, S.; Wong, K.M.; Dransfield, J.; Boyce [976] Brunei K000572478 No
Anderson, J.A.R. [S18570] Malaysia K000572370 No
Takeuchi, W. [6229] K000445307 No
Gay, H.J. [1058] K000602881 No
Johns, R.J. [9023] Indonesia K000539209 No
Johns, R.J. [10308] Indonesia K000539239 No
Vriese, W.H., de [66] Indonesia K000572432 No
Johns, R.J. [10303] Indonesia K000539206 No


  • 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