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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to Japan and Indo-China, New Caledonia.

Native to:

Assam, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, Ogasawara-shoto, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Osmanthus Lour. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 28 (1790)

Accepted by

  • Xiang, Q.B. & Liu, Y.L. (2007). An illustrated monograph of the Sweet Osmanthus cultivars in China: 1-378. Zhejiang science & technology press.
  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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