Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G. Don) Cif.

 
Genus: Olea
Subgenus: Olea
Section: Olea
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 410990
Place of publication: L'Olivicoltore 19:96. 1942
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 31 (5 active, 21 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; potential as shade/shelter (as wind screen fide Pl Sci 107:201. 2008)
  • Materials: wood (timber, as Olea africana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Besnard, G. & A. El Bakkali 2014. Sequence analysis of single-copy genes in two wild olive subspecies: nucleotide diversity and potential use for testing admixture (Genome) 57:145-153.
  2. Besnard, G. et al. 2008. Polyploidy in the olive complex (Olea europaea): Evidence from flow cytometry and nuclear microsatellite analyses Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 101:25-30.
  3. Besnard, G. et al. 2007. On the origin of the invasive olives (Olea europaea L., Oleaceae) (Heredity) 99:608-619.
  4. Besnard, G. et al. 2009. Plastid and nuclear DNA polymorphism reveals historical processes of isolation and reticulation in the olive tree complex (Olea europaea) J. Biogeogr. 34:736-752.
  5. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  6. Breton, C. et al. 2008. Reply to comment on Breton et al.: "Taming the wild and 'wilding' the tame: Tree breeding and dispersal in Australia and the Mediterranean" Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 175:208-209.
  7. Breton, C. et al. 2008. Taming the wild and 'wilding' the tame: Tree breeding and dispersal in Australia and the Mediterranean Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 175:197-205.
  8. Cuneo, P. & M. R. Leishman 2006. African olive (Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata) as an environmental weed in Australia: a review (Cunninghamia) 9:545-577.
  9. Friis, I. Forests and forest trees of Northeast Tropical Africa. 1992 (Forest NE TAfr)
  10. Green, P. S. 2002. A revision of Olea L. Kew Bull. 57:95-97.
  11. Hannachi, H. et al. 2009. Oleaster (var. sylvestris) and subsp. cuspidata are suitable genetic resources for improvement of the olive (Olea europaea subsp. europaea var. europaea) Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:393-403.
  12. Médail, F. et al. 2001. Systematics, ecology and phylogeographic significance of Olea europaea L. ssp. maroccana (Greuter and Burdet) P. Vargas et al., a relictual olive tree in south-west Morocco Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 137:250.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G. Don) Cif. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410990. Accessed 15 October 2018.