Olea Linnaeus 1753 (olive)

Angiospermae - Lamiales - Oleaceae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1753. Species Plantarum 1-1200

Parent taxon: Oleaceae according to Hoffmannsegg and Link 1809

See also Chandler 1963, Chauhan 1991, Lakhanpal et al. 1976 and Srivastava 1991

Sister taxa: Anacolosa, Chionanthus, Elaioides, Forestiera, Fraxinoxylon, Fraxinus, Jasminum, Ligustrum, Notelaea, Oleaecarpum, Oleinites, Oleiphyllum, Oleocarpon, Oleoxylon, Oleracites, Osmanthus, Phillyrea, Schreberoidea, Schreberoxylon, Syringa

Subtaxa: Olea glandulifera Olea headonensis Olea paniculata

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (21 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), France (1), India (2), Italy (1), Tanzania (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Tanzania (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of France (1), South Africa (3)

• Miocene of Poland (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleogene of India (1)

Total: 39 collections including 43 occurrences

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