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Taxon: Koelreuteria paniculata Laxm.

Genus: Koelreuteria
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 21238
Place of publication: Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. 16:561, t. 18. 1772
Name verified on: 12-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Dec-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 7 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:

  • goldenrain-tree   (Source: J Arn Arb 57:139.) – English
  • pride-of-India   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • varnishtree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • mokugenji   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • kinesträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide J Arn Arb 57:148. 1976)

Distributional range:

    China: China - Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Koelreuteria paniculata Laxm.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Koelreuteria paniculata 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.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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: (25 November 2015)

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