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Taxon: Koelreuteria elegans (Seem.) A. C. Sm. subsp. formosana (Hayata) F. G. Mey.

Genus: Koelreuteria
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 102682
Place of publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 57:162. 1976
Name verified on: 12-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
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.

See other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

  • flamegold   (Source: New Trees ) – English

Distributional range:

    Eastern Asia: Taiwan


  • Ferrucci, M. S. & M. de Pompert. 1996. Nueva cita de Sapindaceae cultivada: Koelreuteria elegans subsp. formosana. Bonplandia 9:25–27.
  • Grimshaw, J. & R. Bayton. 2009. New trees: recent introductions to cultivation.


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: (25 November 2015)

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