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Taxon: Fontanesia philliraeoides Labill.

Genus: Fontanesia
Family: Oleaceae tribe: Fontanesieae
Nomen number: 214
Place of publication: Icon. pl. Syr. 1:9, t. 1. 1791
Comment: spelling verified from original literature
Name verified on: 16-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Sep-2006
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • xue liu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Fontanesia philliraeoides subsp. fortunei]
  • glattrandige Fontanesie   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Fontanesia philliraeoides subsp. fortunei]
  • kleinasiatische Fontanesie   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Fontanesia philliraeoides subsp. philliraeoides]

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Lebanon; Syria; Turkey [s.]
    China: China - Anhui, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Shandong, Zhejiang
    Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sicily

    Southeastern Europe: Italy


  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. ["phillyreoides"].
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). ["phillyreoides"].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. ["phillyreoides"].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).


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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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