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Taxon: Aralia elata (Miq.) Seem. var. elata

Genus: Aralia
Family: Araliaceae subfamily: Aralioideae
Nomen number: 3815
Name verified on: 11-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 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 other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

  • Chinese angelica-tree   (Source: J. Wen, pers. comm.) – English
  • Japanese angelica-tree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Japanese aralia   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • cong mu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • angélique en arbre du Japon   (Source: UPOV ) – French
  • japanische Aralie   (Source: UPOV ) – German
  • tara-no-ki   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • dureupnamu   (Source: Gen Res Cr Ev 44:355) – Transcribed Korean
  • parkaralia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu [s.], Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong [n.], Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois

    Eastern Asia: Korea
    United States



Check other web resources for Aralia elata (Miq.) Seem. var. elata:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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: (06 October 2015)

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