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Taxon: Eleutherococcus senticosus (Rupr. & Maxim.) Maxim.

Genus: Eleutherococcus
Family: Araliaceae subfamily: Aralioideae
Nomen number: 15004
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 9:132. 1859 (Prim. fl. amur.)
Name verified on: 15-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Nov-2007
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 6 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.

Common names:

  • eleuthero   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • Siberian-ginseng   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • ci wu jia   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • borstige Fingeraralie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • sibirischer Ginseng   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Stachelpanax   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Taigawurzel   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • ezo-kogi   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • gasiogalpinamu   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transcribed Korean
  • čertov kust   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • dikij perec   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • svobodnojagodnik koljučij   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • rysk rot   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi [n.], Shanxi, Sichuan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido; Korea




Check other web resources for Eleutherococcus senticosus (Rupr. & Maxim.) Maxim.:

  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: (26 November 2015)

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