Colubrina asiatica

(Linnaeus) Brongniart

Mém. Fam. Rhamnées, 62. 1826.

Common names: Asian nakedwood latherleaf
Basionym: Ceanothus asiaticus Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 196. 1753
Synonyms: Rhamnus asiatica (Linnaeus) Lamarck ex Poiret
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 76. Mentioned on page 74.
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Introduced; Fla., Asia, introduced also in many areas worldwide.


Varieties 2 (1 in the flora).

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.

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