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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Gaultherieae
Genus: Leucothoe
Species: L. angustissima – L. axillaris – L. breviflora – L. chlorantha – L. davisiae – L. fontanesiana – L. griffithiana – L. hispidula – L. intermedia – L. keiskei – L. organensis
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Leucothoe (Ericaceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 24. Reference page.

Name

Leucothoë D.Don (1834)

Type species: L. axillaris (Lam.) D.Don

References
Primary references

Don, D. 1834. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 17(33): 159. BHL

Additional references

Judd W.S., Melvin N.C. III, Waselkov K. & Kron K.A. 2013. A taxonomic revision of Leucothoë (Ericaceae; tribe Gaultherieae). Brittonia 65: 417–438. Full text PDF from ResearchGate

Links

Hassler, M. 2020. Leucothoe (Ericaceae). World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 24. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Leucothoe (Ericaceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Leucothoe (Ericaceae). Published online. Accessed: May 24 2020.
Tropicos.org 2020. Leucothoe (Ericaceae). Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 24.

Vernacular names
suomi: Leukotit

Leucothoe is a genus of about 6 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to Asia and the Americas.[1] Many species have the common name doghobble.

They are shrubs growing to 1–3 m tall, either deciduous or evergreen depending on species. The leaves are alternate, oblong-lanceolate, 2–15 cm long. The flowers are produced in racemes 3–15 cm long, each flower bell-shaped, 4–20 mm long, white or occasionally pink.

Selected species

Leucothoe axillaris (coastal doghobble; southeastern United States)
Leucothoe davisiae (black laurel; Sierra Nevada, northern California & Oregon)
Leucothoe fontanesiana (highland doghobble or drooping leucothoe; southeastern United States)
Leucothoe grayana (Japan)
Leucothoe griffithiana (eastern Himalaya, southwest China)[1]
Leucothoe keiskei (Japan)
Leucothoe populifolia (southeastern United States)
Leucothoe racemosa (swamp doghobble or sweetbells; eastern United States)
Leucothoe recurva (redtwig doghobble; southeastern United States)
Leucothoe tonkinensis (southern China, northern Vietnam)[1]

References

"Leucothoe D. Don". Flora of China.

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