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Taxon: Cornus officinalis Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Cornus
Family: Cornaceae subfamily: Cornoideae.
Nomen number: 11567
Place of publication: Fl. jap. 1:100, t. 50. 1839
Name verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jul-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Asiatic dogwood   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • Japanese cornel   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Japanese cornelian-cherry   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • shan zhu yu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • cornouiller officinal   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – French
  • japanische Kornelkirsche   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • haru-koganebana   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • sanshuyu   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • sansuyunamu   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:107.) – Transcribed Korean

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Gansu, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Zhejiang

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee. 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States. Econ. Bot. 50:60.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cornus officinalis Siebold & Zucc.:

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cornus officinalis cultivars
  • 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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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?11567 (26 November 2014)

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