Elaeagnus orientalis L.

First published in Mant. Pl. 1: 41 (1767)
This name is a synonym of Elaeagnus angustifolia

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Elaeagnus angustifolia.]
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Elaeagnus angustifolia.]
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 3: 1-513. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot. [Cited as Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Nowak, A. & Nobis, M. (eds.) (2020). Illustrated Flora of Tajikistan and adjacent areas 1: 1-366. PAN, Polish academy of sciences. [Cited as Elaeagnus orientalis.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • 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/
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