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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Indian Ocean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion

Olea lancea Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Balfour, I.B. [s.n.], Rodrigues K000233369 Unknown type material
Commerson [s.n.], Réunion K000233370
Commerson [s.n.], Mauritius K000233371
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 2818], Mauritius K001117145

First published in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 29 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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