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Schefflera digitata


Taxonavigation: Apiales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araliaceae
Subfamilia: Aralioideae
Genus: Schefflera
Accepted Species: S. balansana – S. candelabrum – S. coenosa – S. digitata – S. euthytricha – S. kerchoveiana – S. leratii – S. neoebudica – S. ouveana – S. pseudocandelabrum – S. samoensis – S. vieillardii – S. vitiensis

Species in scrutiny: S. elata


Schefflera J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Charact. Gen. 45. (1775), nom. cons.

  • Type species: Schefflera digitata J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

Note: As currently circumscribed, Schefflera only includes species from New Zealand and south west Pacific islands, but please note that there is still some taxonomic scrutiny to be completed, see references below.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • North Island, South Island
  • Continental: Oceania
    • Regional: South West Pacific
      • New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Strahlenaralie
suomi: Liuska-araliat
polski: Szeflera
русский: Шеффлера
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