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Taxon: Firmiana simplex (L.) W. Wight

Genus: Firmiana
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Sterculioideae. Also placed in: Sterculiaceae
Nomen number: 102001
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 142:67. 1909
Name verified on: 24-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Chinese parasol-tree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Chinese-bottletree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Japanese varnishtree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • phoenixtree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • wu tong   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chinesischer Sonnenschirmbaum   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • ao-giri   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • byeogodongnamu   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transcribed Korean

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu [c. & w.], Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Taiwan

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Korea
  • EUROPE
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan. 1993–. Flora of Taiwan, 2nd ed.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • 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).
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). [= F. platanifolia (L. f.) Schott & Endl.].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [introduced].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


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  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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