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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.
Ailanthus altissima

Native to:

Afghanistan, Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Inner Mongolia, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Introduced into:

Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Austria, Azores, Belgium, Botswana, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Mexico Northeast, Morocco, Nansei-shoto, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Provinces, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Yugoslavia

Ailanthus Desf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mém. Acad. Sci. (Paris) 1786: 265 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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