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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific, Tropical & Subtropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Marquesas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Niue, Norfolk Is., Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Florida, Galápagos

Xylosma G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Ins. Austr.: 72 (1786)

Accepted by

  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

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