Oleaceae
(THE OLIVE FAMILY)
Biota of North America Program
Texas A&M University Bioinformatics Working Group
Standardized nomenclature following © John T. Kartesz. 1996. Revision: A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. The Biota of North America Program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden . This listing features updates (1996) of BONAP nomenclature, use of common names derived from BONAP data, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service data on endangered/threatened taxa, and information on Texas taxa taken from a database developed from Stephan L. Hatch, Kancheepuram N. Gandhi, and Larry E. Brown. 1990. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas (now in the process of proofing).

Chionanthus L. - FRINGETREE

    axilliflorus (Griseb.) Stearn Synonymy: Linociera axilliflora Griseb. , Mayepea axilliflora (Griseb.) Krug & Urban

    compactus Sw. Synonymy: Chionanthus caribaeus Jacq. , Linociera caribaea (Jacq.) Knobl. , Mayepea caribaea (Jacq.) Kuntze

    domingensis Lam. Synonymy: Linociera domingensis (Lam.) Knobl. , Mayepea domingensis (Lam.) Krug & Urban

    holdridgei (Camp & Monachino) Stearn Synonymy: Linociera holdridgei Camp & Monachino

    ligustrinus (Sw.) Pers. Synonymy: Linociera ligustrina Sw.

    pygmaeus Small Listed by the U.S. FWS as endangered, the FWS local name is Pygmy fringe-tree and the FWS range is: U.S.A. (FL). Listed on January 21, 1987 (Volume 52 Federal Register 2234).

    virginicus L. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: White fringtree, oldman's beard (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

      var. maritimus Pursh

      var. virginicus

    Forestiera Poir. - SWAMP-PRIVET

      acuminata (Michx.) Poir. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Swampprivet, Texas adelia (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Forestiera acuminata var. vestita Palmer

      angustifolia Torr. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Narrowleaf forestiera, desert olive, panalero (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Forestiera puberula Eastw. , Forestiera texana Cory

      eggersiana Krug & Urban

      godfreyi L.C. Anders.

      ligustrina (Michx.) Poir. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Privet forestiera (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Forestiera autumnalis (Michx.) Poir.

      pubescens Nutt.

        var. glabrifolia Shinners Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: smoothleaf elbowbush, evergreen forestiera (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

        var. pubescens Present in the Texas flora, local name unknown. (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Forestiera acuminata var. parviflora Gray , Forestiera neomexicana Gray , Forestiera neomexicana var. arizonica Gray , Forestiera pubescens ssp. neomexicana (Gray) E. Murr. , Forestiera pubescens var. neomexicana (Gray) E. Murr. , Forestiera sphaerocarpa Torr.

      reticulata Torr. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Netleaf forestiera (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

      rhamnifolia Griseb.

      segregata (Jacq.) Krug & Urban

        var. pinetorum (Small) M.C. Johnston Synonymy: Forestiera pinetorum Small

        var. segregata Synonymy: Forestiera globularis Small , Forestiera porulosa (Michx.) Poir.

      shrevei Standl. Synonymy: Forestiera phillyreoides (Benth.) Torr.

      Forsythia Vahl - FORSYTHIA

        X intermedia Zabel [suspensa X viridissima]

        ovata Nakai

        suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl

        viridissima Lindl.

        Fraxinus L. - ASH

          americana L. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: White ash, fresno (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus americana var. biltmoreana (Beadle) J. Wright ex Fern. , Fraxinus americana var. crassifolia Sarg. , Fraxinus americana var. curtissii (Vasey) Small , Fraxinus americana var. juglandifolia (Lam.) Rehd. , Fraxinus americana var. microcarpa Gray , Fraxinus biltmoreana Beadle

          anomala Torr. ex S. Wats.

            var. anomala

            var. lowellii (Sarg.) Little Synonymy: Fraxinus lowellii Sarg.

          berlandieriana DC. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Mexican ash, berlandier ash, fresno (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

          caroliniana P. Mill. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Carolina ash, water ash, pop ash (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus caroliniana var. cubensis (Griseb.) Lingelsh. , Fraxinus caroliniana var. oblanceolata (M.A. Curtis) Fern. & Schub. , Fraxinus pauciflora Nutt.

          cuspidata Torr. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Fragrant ash, flowering ash (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus cuspidata var. macropetala (Eastw.) Rehd.

          dipetala Hook. & Arn. Synonymy: Fraxinus dipetala var. trifoliolata Torr. , Fraxinus trifoliolata (Torr.) Lewis & Epling

          excelsior L.

          gooddingii Little

          greggii Gray Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Gregg ash, littleleaf ash, escobilla, barreta china (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

          latifolia Benth. Synonymy: Fraxinus pennsylvanica ssp. oregana (Wesmael) G.N. Mill.

          nigra Marsh.

          papillosa Lingelsh. Present in the Texas flora, local name unknown. (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

          pennsylvanica Marsh. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Red ash (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus campestris Britt. , Fraxinus darlingtonii Britt. , Fraxinus lanceolata Borkh. , Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. austinii Fern. , Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. integerrima (Vahl) Fern. , Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. lanceolata (Borkh.) Sarg. , Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. subintegerrima (Vahl) Fern. , Fraxinus smallii Britt.

          profunda (Bush) Bush Synonymy: Fraxinus michauxii Britt. , Fraxinus tomentosa Michx. f.

          quadrangulata Michx.

          texensis (Gray) Sarg. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Texas ash (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus americana ssp. texensis (Gray) G.N. Mill. , Fraxinus americana var. texensis Gray

          uhdei (Wenzig) Lingelsh.

          velutina Torr. Present in the Texas flora, local name unknown. (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Fraxinus pennsylvanica ssp. velutina (Torr.) G.N. Mill. , Fraxinus velutina var. coriacea (S. Wats.) Rehd. , Fraxinus velutina var. glabra Rehd. , Fraxinus velutina var. toumeyi (Britt.) Rehd.

          Haenianthus Griseb. - PALO-DE-HUESO

            salicifolius Griseb.

              var. obovatus (Krug & Urban) Knobl. Synonymy: Haenianthus obovatus Krug & Urban

              var. salicifolius

            Jasminum L. - JASMINE

              dichotomum Vahl

              elongatum (Berg.) Willd. Synonymy: Jasminum amplexicaule Buch.-Ham. ex G. Don , Jasminum undulatum auct. non Ker-Gawl.

              fluminense Vell. Synonymy: Jasminum azoricum auct. non L.

              mesnyi Hance

              multiflorum (Burm. f.) Andr. Synonymy: Jasminum pubescens (Retz.) Willd.

              nitidum Skan

              nudiflorum Lindl.

              officinale L. Synonymy: Jasminum grandiflorum L. , Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum (L.) Bailey

              sambac (L.) Ait.

              Ligustrum L. - PRIVET

                amurense Carr.

                ibota Sieb. ex Sieb. & Zucc.

                japonicum Thunb. Value out of range (bonout3 : 571) Value out of range (bonout3 : 573) Present in the Texas flora, local name unknown. (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

                lucidum Ait. f.

                obtusifolium Sieb. & Zucc.

                ovalifolium Hassk.

                quihoui Carr. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Waxleaf-ligustrum (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

                sinense Lour. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Chinese privet, trueno de seto (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Ligustrum villosum May

                vulgare L.

                Menodora Bonpl. - MENODORA

                  decemfida (Gill ex Hook. & Arn.) Gray

                    var. longifolia Steyermark Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Tenfinger menodora (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

                  heterophylla Moric. ex DC. Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Low menodora (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

                  longiflora Gray Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Showy menodora (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone)

                  scabra Gray Present in the Texas flora and known locally as: Rough menodora (Texas Distribution by vegetation zone) Synonymy: Menodora scabra var. glabrescens Gray , Menodora scabra var. laevis (Woot. & Standl.) Steyermark , Menodora scabra var. longituba Steyermark , Menodora scabra var. ramosissima Steyermark , Menodora scoparia Engelm. ex Gray

                  spinescens Gray Synonymy: Menodora spinescens var. mohavensis Steyermark

                  Nestegis Raf. - HAWAII-OLIVE

                    sandwicensis (Gray) O.& I. Deg. & L. Johnson Synonymy: Osmanthus sandwicensis (Gray) Knobl.

                    Olea L. - OLIVE

                      europaea L.

                        ssp. africana (P. Mill.) P. Green

                        ssp. europaea

                      Osmanthus Lour. - DEVILWOOD

                        americanus (L.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Gray

                          var. americanus Synonymy: Amarolea americana (L.) Small , Osmanthus floridanus Chapman

                          var. megacarpus (Small) P.S. Greene Synonymy: Amarolea megacarpa Small , Osmanthus megacarpus (Small) Small ex Little

                        Syringa L. - LILAC

                          X persica L. [afghanica X laciniata]

                          reticulata (Blume) Hara

                            var. mandschurica (Maxim.) Hara Synonymy: Syringa amurensis Rupr.

                          villosa Vahl

                          vulgaris L.


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