Peumus boldus

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Peumus boldus


Taxonavigation: Laurales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Laurales

Familia: Monimiaceae
Subfamilia: Monimioideae
Genus: Peumus
Species: Peumus boldus



Peumus boldus Molina, Sag. Stor. Nat. Chili: 185. 1782.


  • Homotypic
    • Boldea boldus (Molina) Looser in Revista Univ. (Santiago) 20: 572 (1935)
    • Boldus boldus (Molina) Lyons in Pl. Nam.: 65 (1900), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Boldu chilanum Nees in Syst. Laur.: 178 (1836)
    • Laurus belloto Miers ex Nees in Syst. Laur.: 178 (1836)
    • Laurus lingui Bridges ex Nees in Syst. Laur.: 672 (1836)
    • Ruizia fragrans Ruiz & Pav. in Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. Chil.: 267 (1798)
    • Boldea fragrans (Ruiz & Pav.) Endl. in Cat. Hort. Vindob. 1: 280 (1842)
    • Boldus chilensis Schult. & Schult.f. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15[bis]. 7: 56 (1829), not validly publ.
   Peumus fragrans (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers. in Syn. Pl. 2: 629 (1807)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional:Western South America
      • Chile Central, Chile South

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Boldo
For more multimedia, look at Peumus boldus on Wikimedia Commons.