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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to S. Central China and Indo-China, Japan, W. & SE. U.S.A.
Leucothoe keiskei

Native to:

Alabama, California, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Florida, Georgia, Japan, Laos, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Myanmar, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Tibet, Vietnam, Virginia

Introduced into:

Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode I.

Leucothoe D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 159 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Judd, W.S. Melvin, N.C., Waselkov, K. & Kron, K.A. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Leucothoë (Ericaceae; tribe Gaultherieae) Brittonia 65: 417-438. New York Botanical Garden.

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