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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, W. Europe to Medit., W. Canada to Central America.
Arbutus unedo

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Arizona, Baleares, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., El Salvador, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oregon, Palestine, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain, Texas, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Washington, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Madeira, New Zealand North, New Zealand South

Arbutus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Rico, L. [2043], Mexico K000266016

First published in Sp. Pl.: 395 (1753)

Accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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