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5. Colubrina asiatica (Linnaeus) Brongniart, Mém. Fam. Rhamnées. 62. 1826.

Asian nakedwood, latherleaf Asian nakedwood, latherleaf

Ceanothus asiaticus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 196. 1753; Rhamnus asiatica (Linnaeus) Lamarck ex Poiret

Varieties 2 (1 in the flora): introduced, Florida; Asia; introduced also in many areas worldwide.

Colubrina asiatica is an almost pantropical species reported for many coastal habitats of the New and Old World tropics. The type is from Sri Lanka.

Variety subpubescens (Pitard) M. C. Johnston occurs in southeast Asia.

Lower Taxa


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