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Taxon: Ampelopsis vitifolia Planch.

Genus: Ampelopsis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 411970
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 5(2):454. 1887
Comment: since this name was originally based on Cissus vitifolia Boiss., this was an illegitimate later homonym (non Salisb. 1796), so there is no parenthetical authorship (Melbourne ICN Art. 58)
Name verified on: 15-Oct-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Mar-2014
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
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.

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran
    Middle Asia: Tajikistan
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir [possibly]; Pakistan [n.]


  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India. [accepts; lists as A. vitifolia (Boiss.) Planch.].


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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