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Taxon: Viburnum plicatum Thunb. var. tomentosum Miq.

Genus: Viburnum
Family: Adoxaceae. Also placed in: Caprifoliaceae Viburnaceae
Nomen number: 310749
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2:266. 1866
Comment: since this name was originally based on V. tomentosum Thunb., this was an illegitimate later homonym (non Lam. 1778; Melbourne ICN Art. 53), so there is no parenthetical authorship (Melbourne ICN Art. 58)
Name verified on: 19-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Mar-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).


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Common names:

Distributional range:

    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan [Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu]; Taiwan [n.]


  • Hara, H. 1983. A revision of Caprifoliaceae of Japan with reference to allied plants in other districts and the Adoxaceae. Ginkgoana 5:223.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).


Check other web resources for Viburnum plicatum Thunb. var. tomentosum Miq.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (30 January 2015)

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