Genus: Styrax

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Styrax L., Sp. Pl. 1: 444. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 203. 1754. TYPE: Styrax officinalis L.

Cyrta Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 278. 1790. TYPE: Cyrta agrestis Lour.

Key to the species of Styrax


List of Styrax Species

References to Styrax

  • Boynton, K. R. 1922. Styrax japonica. Addisonia 7: 13.
  • Fritsch, P. W. 1999. Phylogeny of Styrax based on morphological characters, with implications for biogeography and infrageneric classification. Syst. Bot. 24: 356-378.
  • Gonsoulin, G. J. 1974. A revision of Styrax (Styracaeae) in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Sida 5(4): 191-258. (Ref. in Diss. Abstr. Int., B, 32(11):6243. 1972.)
  • Nicolson, D. H.; Steyskal, G. C. 1976. The masculine gender of the generic name Styrax Linnaeus (Styracaceae). Taxon 25: 581-7.
  • Wood, C. E.; Channell, R. B. 1960. The genera of the Ebenales in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 41: 1-35.