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Taxon: Corylus chinensis Franch.

Genus: Corylus section: Corylus subsection: Colurnae
Family: Betulaceae subfamily: Coryloideae. Also placed in: Corylaceae
Nomen number: 11644
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Morot) 13:197. 1899
Name verified on: 02-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Chinese filbert   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Chinese hazel   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • hua zhen   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chinesische Hasel   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Human food: nut   (fide L Edible Pl; Handb Nuts)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for European filbert   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for Turkish filbert   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: potential for growth habit in filbert   ("for transferring nonsuckering trait" fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:495. 2000)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of European filbert   (based on crossability with Corylus avellana fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:493. 2000)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Turkish filbert   (based on crossability with Corylus colurna fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:493. 2000)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan [s.w.], Yunnan [n.w.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press.
  • Erdogan, V. & S. A. Mehlenbacher. 2000. Interspecific hybridization in hazelnut (Corylus). J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:489–497.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales.
  • 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.
  • Kasapligil, B. 1963. Corylus colurna L. and its varieties. J. Calif. Hort. Soc. 24:101–103. [= C. colurna var. chinensis (Franch.) Burkill].
  • Kasapligil, B. 1972. A bibliography on Corylus (Betulaceae) with annotations. Rep. (Annual) N. Nut Grower's Assoc. 63:158. [= C. colurna var. chinensis (Franch.) Burkill].
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Molnar, T. J. 2011. Chapter 2. Corylus. 15–48 In: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, forest trees. 15–48.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Thompson, M. M. et al. 1996. Hazelnuts. 3:125–184 In: Janick, J. & J. N. Moore, eds., Fruit breeding, 3 vols. 3:125–184.
  • 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 Corylus chinensis Franch.:

  • 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional 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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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?11644 (24 October 2014)

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