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Taxon: Humulus japonicus Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Humulus
Family: Cannabaceae.
Nomen number: 19414
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3):213. 1846
Comment: if typified on this species, H. scandens (Lour.) Merr. would replace this name
Name verified on: 10-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-May-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
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.


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*, MN*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Japanese hop   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • lü cao   (Source: F ChinaEng [as H. scandens]) – Transcribed Chinese
  • houblon japonais   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • japanischer Hopfen   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • kanamugura   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • lúpulo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • japansk humle   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of hop   (fide Syst Bot 3:37. 1978)
  • Materials: essential oils   (for soap-making fide F ChinaEng, as H. scandens)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide F ChinaEng, as H. scandens)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Vietnam

      Naturalized:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Hungary
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada [s.e.]
    United States

      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).
  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1214. [proposal not recommended].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 63. Taxon 60:1205. [proposal not recommended].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae. [= H. scandens (Lour.) Merr.].
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Pillay, M. & S. T. Kenny. 1994. Chloroplast DNA differences between cultivated hop, Humulus lupulus and the related species H. japonicus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 89:372–378.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Small, E. 1978. A numerical and nomenclatural analysis of morpho-geographic taxa of Humulus. Syst. Bot. 3:68.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition. [= H. scandens (Lour.) Merr.].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [= H. scandens (Lour.) Merr.].
  • Zeng, X.-F. & J.-H. Ma. 2009. (1914) Proposal to reject the name Antidesma scandens (Humulus scandens)(Cannabaceae). Taxon 58:1372–1373.
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