1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Morus L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Southern America, Northern America and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Moraceae, C.C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Trees, dioecious; shoot-apices shed
    Leaves
    Leaves distichous, subtriplinerved; stipules lateral, free
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences bracteate Staminate inflorescences spicate; tepals 4, basally connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present Pistillate inflorescences capitate; tepals 4, basally connate; ovary free; stigmas 2, filiform, subequal in length
    Male
    Staminate inflorescences spicate; tepals 4, basally connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present
    Female
    Pistillate inflorescences capitate; tepals 4, basally connate; ovary free; stigmas 2, filiform, subequal in length
    Fruits
    Fruiting perianth enlarged, fleshy, greenish to yellow; fruit free, somewhat drupaceous
    Seeds
    Seed small, with endosperm; cotyledons flat, equal, plane.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Connecticut, Costa Rica, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Florida, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Louisiana, Malawi, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nigeria, North Carolina, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Peru, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, Sudan, Sumatera, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Zambia, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Albania, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Ascension, Austria, Bermuda, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chagos Archipelago, Colorado, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Fiji, Free State, Gambia, Greece, Hainan, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kriti, Krym, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Maine, Manchuria, Mauritius, Morocco, New Hampshire, Norfolk Is., North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Paraguay, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay, Windward Is., Xinjiang

    Morus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 986 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 19.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in F.T.EA., Moraceae: 2 (1989).
    • C.C. Berg in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 47: 335 (1977)
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 424 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl.: 986 (1753)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C.C. Berg in B.J.B.B. 47: 335 (1977)
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 424 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 986 (1753)

    Sources

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

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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