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Taxon: Pyracantha crenulata (D. Don) M. Roem.

Genus: Pyracantha
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 30401
Place of publication: Fam. nat. syn. monogr. 3:220. 1847
Name verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Jun-2004
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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Himalayan firethorn   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English
  • Nepal firethorn   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Nepalese firethorn   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • rooivuurdoring   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • xi ye xi yuan chi huo ji   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Pyracantha crenulata var. kansuensis]
  • xi yuan chi huo ji   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • xi yuan chi huo ji   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Pyracantha crenulata var. crenulata]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [Himalayan region]; Nepal
    Indo-China: Myanmar [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • 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).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Polunin, O. & A. Stainton. 1984. Flowers of the Himalaya.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pyracantha crenulata (D. Don) M. Roem.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Pyracantha crenulata 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.

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?30401 (24 October 2014)

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