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Taxon: Lespedeza thunbergii (DC.) Nakai

Genus: Lespedeza
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Desmodieae subtribe: Lespedezinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 21904
Place of publication: Lespedeza of Japan & Korea 15. 1927
Comment: a horticultural species
Name verified on: 30-May-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Feb-1998
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 4 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Thunberg's lespedeza   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English
  • Thunbergs Buschklee   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • miyagino-hagi   (Source: Dict Gard ) – Japanese Rōmaji
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan

      Other:
  • probable hybrid origin

References:

  • Akiyama, S. 1988. A revision of the genus Lespedeza section Macrolespedeza (Leguminosae). Bull. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo 33:158.
  • Barnard, I. 2006. Exotic plant introduction in Kansas, two new species. Sida 22:777–779.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). [= L. formosa (Vogel) Koehne].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Ohashi, H. 1981. Notes on Lespedeza thunbergii (DC.) Nakai. J. Jap. Bot. 56:239–244.
  • Ohashi, H. 1986. Notes on Lespedeza thunbergii and its wild ancester, var. patens (Leguminosae). J. Jap. Bot. 61:114–126.
  • Ohashi, H. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Japan, Taiwan data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Welsh, S. L. 1978. Utah flora: Fabaceae (Leguminosae). Great Basin Naturalist 38:318.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lespedeza thunbergii (DC.) Nakai:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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.

Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • 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.

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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21904 (21 October 2014)

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