1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Ligustrum L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NW. Africa, Eurasia to Queensland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Andaman Is., Assam, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Himalaya, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Krym, Kuril Is., Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Manchuria, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Norway, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Queensland, Romania, Sakhalin, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Azores, Baleares, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Colorado, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Free State, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, Juan Fernández Is., Kentucky, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Mississippi, New Caledonia, New Mexico, Norfolk Is., Oklahoma, Panamá, Réunion, St.Helena, Tennessee, Trinidad-Tobago, Vermont

    Ligustrum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Cavalerie [3070], China K000449320

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 7 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Qin, X.K. (2009). A new system of Ligustrum (Oleaceae) Acta Botanica Yunnanica 31: 97-116.
    • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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