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Taxon: Ampelopsis japonica (Thunb.) Makino

Genus: Ampelopsis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae.
Nomen number: 101073
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 17:113. 1903
Name verified on: 25-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Japanese peppervine   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • bai lian   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • vigne vierge du Japon   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • japanische Scheinrebe   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • byakuren   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • kagami-gusa   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji

Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide F Japan)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Korea

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Tai Hyun Chung. 1965. Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ampelopsis japonica (Thunb.) Makino:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?101073 (22 December 2014)

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