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Taxon: Corylus heterophylla Fisch. ex Trautv.

Genus: Corylus section: Corylus subsection: Corylus
Family: Betulaceae subfamily: Coryloideae. Also placed in: Corylaceae
Nomen number: 11650
Place of publication: Pl. imag. descr. fl. russ. 10, t. 4. 1844
Name verified on: 10-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • Siberian filbert   (Source: Handb Nuts ) – English
  • Siberian hazel   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • chuan zhen   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Corylus heterophylla var. sutchuenensis]
  • zhen   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • mandschurische Hasel   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • mongolische Haselnuß   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • sibirische Haselnuß   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • ō-hashibami   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • ohyō-hashibami   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • leščina raznolistnaja   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Krussmann)
  • Human food: nut   (fide L Edible Pl; Handb Nuts)
  • Gene sources: cold tolerance for European filbert   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for European filbert   (fide Acta Hort 290:817. 1991)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in filbert   (fide HortScience 29:506. 1994)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of European filbert   (based on fertile hybrids with Corylus avellana (as female parent) fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:493. 2000)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Turkish filbert   (based on crosses with Corylus colurna fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:492. 2000)

Distributional range:

    Siberia: Russian Federation - Chita
    Mongolia: Mongolia [e.]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Khabarovsk, Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Gansu [e. & s.], Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol [e.], Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan [n.e.], Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu; Korea

    Eastern Asia: Japan
    East Europe: Lithuania



Check other web resources for Corylus heterophylla Fisch. ex Trautv.:

  • 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 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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