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Taxon: Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.

Genus: Elaeagnus
Family: Elaeagnaceae.
Nomen number: 14934
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:164. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 66, t. 14. 1784 Aug)
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name verified on: 31-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA). Alternate site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).
Accessions: 5 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CT*, MA*, NH*, TN*, WV*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:

  • autumn elaeagnus   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • autumn-olive   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • spreading oleaster   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • niu nai zi   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • doldige Ölweide   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • aki-gumi   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • koreansk silverbuske   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
    China: China - Gansu, Hubei, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido [w.], Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal; Pakistan

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1952. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 3:35.
  • Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan. 1993–. Flora of Taiwan, 2nd ed.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Franzel, S. et al. 1996. Farmers and trees: linking research and extension. Agroforest. Today 8(3):21.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource).
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. [var. rotundifolia].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • 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 Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • 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 Elaeagnus umbellata 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.

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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