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Taxon: Nandina domestica Thunb.

Genus: Nandina
Family: Berberidaceae subfamily: Nandinoideae. Also placed in: Nandinaceae
Nomen number: 25015
Place of publication: Nov. gen. pl. 1:14. 1781 (Fl. jap. 147. 1784)
Name verified on: 09-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 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:

  • Chinese-bamboo   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • heavenly-bamboo   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • nandina   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • sacred-bamboo   (Source: Wagstaff ) – English
  • southern heaven-bamboo   (Source: F Okin ) – English
  • nanten   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • avenca-japonêsa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bambu-celeste   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bambu-do-céu   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • nandina   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku

      Naturalized:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]

      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).
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Guangxi Institute of Botany. 1991–. Flora of Guangxi.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India. [mentions].
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Wagstaff, D. J. 2008. International poisonous plants checklist: an evidence-based reference.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
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Check other web resources for Nandina domestica Thunb.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nandina domestica 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.

Images:

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  • 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.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?25015 (21 November 2014)

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