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Olea
Olea
/ˈoʊliːə/[3] is a genus of about 40 species in the family Oleaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Middle East, southern Europe, Africa, southern Asia, and Australasia.[2] They are evergreen trees and shrubs, with small, opposite, entire leaves. The fruit is a drupe. Leaves of Olea
Olea
contain trichosclereids.[4] For humans, the most important species is by far the olive (Olea europaea), native to the Mediterranean
Mediterranean
region, Africa, southwest Asia, and the Himalayas.[5][6] O. paniculata is a larger tree, attaining a height of 15–18 m in the forests of Queensland, and yielding a hard and tough timber. The yet harder wood of the black ironwood O. laurifolia, an inhabitant of Natal, is important in South Africa. Olea
Olea
species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including double-striped pug. Species[edit] Species accepted:[2][7][8]

Olea
Olea
ambrensis H.Perrier - Madagascar Olea borneensis Boerl. - Borneo, Philippines Olea brachiata (Lour.) Merr. - Guangdong, Hainan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Anambas Islands Olea capensis
Olea capensis
L. – Small Ironwood - Comoros, Madagascar; Africa
Africa
from South Africa
Africa
north to Ethiopia, Sudan, Zaire, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, etc Olea
Olea
capitellata Ridl. - Pahang Olea
Olea
caudatilimba L.C.Chia - Yunnan Olea chimanimani
Olea chimanimani
Kupicha - Chimanimani Mountains of Mozambique and Zimbabwe Olea
Olea
cordatula H.L.Li - Vietnam Olea
Olea
dioica Roxb. - India, Bangladesh, Myanmar Olea europaea
Olea europaea
L. – Olive
Olive
- Mediterranean, Africa, southwestern Asia, Himalayas; naturalized many other places Olea
Olea
exasperata Jacq. - South Africa Olea
Olea
gagnepainii Knobl. - Thailand, Laos Olea
Olea
gamblei C.B.Clarke - Sikkim Olea
Olea
hainanensis H.L.Li - Vietnam, Laos, Guangdong, Hainan Olea hochstetteri Baker - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Olea
Olea
javanica (Blume) Knobl. - Philippines, western Indonesia Olea lancea
Olea lancea
Lam. - Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues Island Olea
Olea
laxiflora H.L.Li - Yunnan Olea
Olea
moluccensis Kiew - Maluku Olea
Olea
neriifolia H.L.Li - Hainan Olea
Olea
palawanensis Kiew - Palawan Olea paniculata
Olea paniculata
R.Br. - Yunnan, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Kashmir, Malaysia, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu Olea
Olea
parvilimba (Merr. & Chun) B.M.Miao - Hainan, Vietnam Olea
Olea
polygama Wight - India, Sri Lanka Olea
Olea
puberula Ridl. - Peninsular Malaysia Olea
Olea
rosea Craib - Yunnan, Thailand Olea rubrovenia (Elmer) Kiew - Borneo, Philippines Olea
Olea
salicifolia Wall. ex G.Don - Assam, southern China, Indochina Olea
Olea
schliebenii Knobl. - Tanzania Olea
Olea
tetragonoclada L.C.Chia - Guangxi Olea tsoongii
Olea tsoongii
(Merr.) P.S.Green - Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan Olea
Olea
welwitschii (Knobl.) Gilg & G.Schellenb. - central and eastern Africa
Africa
from Ethiopia to Zimbabwe Olea
Olea
wightiana Wall. ex G.Don - India Olea woodiana
Olea woodiana
Knobl. - South Africa, Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania Olea yuennanensis
Olea yuennanensis
Hand.-Mazz. - China

Formerly placed here[edit]

Chionanthus foveolatus
Chionanthus foveolatus
(E.Mey.) Stearn (as O. foveolata E.Mey.) Ligustrum compactum var. compactum (as O. compacta Wall. ex G.Don) Nestegis cunninghamii
Nestegis cunninghamii
(Hook.f.) L.A.S.Johnson (as O. cunninghamii Hook.f.) Noronhia emarginata
Noronhia emarginata
(Lam.) Thouars (as O. emarginata Lam.) Osmanthus americanus
Osmanthus americanus
(L.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex A.Gray (as O. americana L.) Osmanthus heterophyllus
Osmanthus heterophyllus
(G. Don) P.S.Green (as O. aquifolium Siebold & Zucc. or O. ilicifolia Siebold ex Hassk.)

List source :[7]

References[edit]

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Wikispecies
Wikispecies
has information related to Olea

^ a b  GRIN (April 4, 2006). " Olea
Olea
information from NPGS/GRIN". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved May 20, 2011.  ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant
Plant
Families, genus Olea ^ Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607 ^ Flora of China
Flora of China
v 15 p 295, 木犀榄属 mu xi lan shu, Olea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 7. 1753. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant
Plant
Families, Olea europaea
Olea europaea
L. ^ Altevista Flora Italiana, Oleastro, Olea europaea
Olea europaea
L. ^ a b GRIN. "Species in GRIN for genus Olea". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2011.  ^ "Name - Olea
Olea
L. subordinate taxa". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved May 20, 2011. 

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q296910 APDB: 193137 EoL: 70811 EPPO: 1OLVG FloraBase: 21911 FoC: 122774 Fossilworks: 319869 GBIF: 3172244 GRIN: 8414 IPNI: 28392-1 ITIS: 32989 NCBI: 4145 PLANTS: OLEA Tropic

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