Paxistima myrsinites subsp. myrsinites

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Paxistima myrsinites subsp. myrsinites


Taxonavigation: Celastrales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Paxistima
Species: Paxistima myrsinites
Subspecies: P. m. subsp. myrsinites


Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. subsp. myrsinites autonym


  • Ilex myrsinites Pursh
  • Myginda myrtifolia Nutt.
  • Oreophila myrtifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray
  • Pachistima myrsinites Raf.
  • Paxistima myrtifolia (Nutt.) Wheeler
  • Paxistima schaefferi Farr


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington State, Wyoming), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Rafinesque, C.S. 1838. Sylva Telluriana. Mantissa synoptica. New genera and species of trees and shrubs of North America, and other regions of the earth, omitted or mistaken by the botanical authors and compilers, or not properly classified, now reduced by their natural affinities to the proper natural orders and tribes. 184 pp. Printed for the author and publisher, Philadelphia. BHL Reference page.  42.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Oregon boxleaf,Oregon boxwood