Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata (Wall. & G.Don) Cif.

First published in Olivicoltore 19(5): 96 (1942)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Eritrea to S. Africa, Mascarenes, Arabian Peninsula to China (Yunnan). It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Iran, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Hawaii, Jawa, Norfolk Is., St.Helena

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1996). Flora of China 15: 1-387. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 2: 989-1918. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

Flora of Somalia

  • Ciferri in L´Olivicoltore 19(5): 96 (1942)
  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aucher-Eloy [4918], Oman Olea aucheri K000978903 Unknown type material Yes
Hughes, J. [221], Tanzania Olea africana 17429.000 No
Hughes, J. [236], Tanzania Olea africana 17430.000 No
Hughes, J. [217], Tanzania Olea africana 17857.000 No
Styles, B.T. [300], Uganda Olea africana 25694.055 No
Hughes, J. [219], Tanzania Olea africana 5075.000 No
Richmond, P.C. [5], Tanzania Olea africana 5073.000 No
Hughes, J. [230], Tanzania Olea africana 5074.000 No
Hughes, J. [254], Tanzania Olea africana 6399.000 No
Hughes, J. [235], Tanzania Olea africana 6400.000 No
Hughes, J. [256], Tanzania Olea africana 6401.000 No
Hughes, J. [255], Tanzania Olea africana 6402.000 No
Hughes, J. [229], Tanzania Olea africana 7024.000 No
Gossweiler, J. [10826], Angola Olea africana K001008348 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [10827], Angola Olea africana K001008347 Yes
Hughes, J. [279], Tanzania Olea chrysophylla 17431.000 No
Hughes, J. [276], Tanzania Olea chrysophylla 17432.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images