1. Family: Styracaceae DC. & Spreng.
    1. Genus: Styrax L.
      1. Styrax japonicus Siebold & Zucc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to Japan and N. Philippines.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania

    Styrax japonicus Siebold & Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wright, C. [s.n.], Japan K000728970
    Blume [s.n.], Japan K000728971 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2001 Griffith, W. [3671], Myanmar Styrax grandiflorus K000728984 holotype

    First published in Fl. Jap. 1: 53 (1837)

    Accepted by

    • Ohashi, H. & Ohashi, K. (2015). Morphological variation and a specific circumscription of Styrax japonicus (Styracaceae) The Journal of Japanese Botany 90: 369-379.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Ohashi, H. & Ohashi, K. (2015). Morphological variation and a specific circumscription of Styrax japonicus (Styracaceae) The Journal of Japanese Botany 90: 369-379.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.

    Sources

    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.
    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 Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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