Syringa L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Europe to Himalaya and Japan.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Amur, Bulgaria, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Greece, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Manchuria, Nepal, Pakistan, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Tibet, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Belgium, British Columbia, Central European Rus, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, District of Columbia, East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, Krym, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Spain, Switzerland, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Syringa L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 9 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. (ed.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Iberica 11: 1-672. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chen, J.Y. (2008). A taxonomic revision of Syringa L. (Oleaceae) Cathaya; Annals of the Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany and Herbarium, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences 17-18: 1-170.
  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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