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Taxon: Platycodon grandiflorus (Jacq.) A. DC.

Genus: Platycodon
Family: Campanulaceae subfamily: Campanuloideae.
Nomen number: 28819
Place of publication: Monogr. Campan. 125, t. 3, fig. A. 1830
Name verified on: 18-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Apr-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 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:

  • balloon-flower   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Chinese-bellflower   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • platycodon   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • jie geng   (Source: De-yuang Hong, p.c.) – Transcribed Chinese
  • platycodon à grandes fleures   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • großblütige Ballonblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • kikyō   (Source: T. G. Lammers, p.c.) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • doraji   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:118) – Transcribed Korean
  • praktklocka   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Magadan, Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi [n.], Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan [e.], Yunnan [s.e.], Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea

      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).
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Hong, D.-Y. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan. ["grandiflorum].
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Lammers, T. G. 1996. pers. comm. [re. Japanese Rōmaji common names].
  • Lammers, T. G. 2007. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:118.
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee. 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States. Econ. Bot. 50:61, 67.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Platycodon grandiflorus (Jacq.) A. DC.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?28819 (18 September 2014)

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