Osmanthus Lour.

First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 28 (1790)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Türkiye to Japan and Indo-China, New Caledonia.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, Ogasawara-shoto, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Marianas

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Xiang, Q.B. & Liu, Y.L. (2007). An illustrated monograph of the Sweet Osmanthus cultivars in China: 1-378. Zhejiang science & technology press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0