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Taxon: Vitis davidii (Rom. Caill.) Foëx

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 41865
Place of publication: Cours complet de viticulture 44. 1886
Name verified on: 15-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
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.

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Common names:

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: disease resistance for wine grape   (fide Vitis 47:81. 2008)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Amur grape   (based on phylogenetic affinities to Vitis amurensis fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (based on phylogenetic affinities to Vitis vinifera fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008)

Distributional range:

    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang


  • Aradhya, M. et al. 2008. Genetic structure, differentiation, and phylogeny of the genus Vitis: implications for genetic conservation. Acta Hort. 799:43–49.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [lists as V. davidii (Rom. Caill.) Foëx].
  • Di Gaspero, G. et al. 2000. Conservation of microsatellite loci within the genus Vitis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 101:301–308. [this study obtained sequences for all three microsatellite markers of Vitis davidii (as V. armata)].
  • Du, Y. P. et al. 2009. Susceptibility of Chinese grapes to grape phylloxera. Vitis (Geilweilerhof) 48:57–58.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [lists as V. davidii (Carrière) Foëx].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. In: Galet, P., Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France 1:156–158.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as V. davidii (Carrière) Foëx].
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). [lists as V. "davidi" Foëx].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [lists as V. davidii (Rom. Caill.) Foëx].
  • Péros, J.-P. et al. 2010. Genetic variation and biogeography of the disjunct Vitis subgenus Vitis (Vitaceae). J. Biogeogr. 38:471–486.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. [lists as V. davidii (Carrière) Foëx].
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. [lists as V. davidii (Carrière) Foëx].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [lists as V. davidii (Rom. Caill.) Foëx].
  • Wan, Y.-H. et al. 2008. A review of taxonomic research on Chinese wild grapes. Vitis (Geilweilerhof) 47:83.
  • Wan, Y.-H. et al. 2008. The eco-geographic distribution of wild grape germplasm in China. Vitis (Geilweilerhof) 47:77–80.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Yuejin, W. et al. 2004. Preliminary identification of drought resistance of Chinese wild Vitis species and its interspecific hybrids. Acta Hort. Sin. DOI: cnki:ISSN:0513–353X.0.2004–06–000. [this study reported susceptibility to drought for the tested accession of Vitis davidii].


Check other web resources for Vitis davidii (Rom. Caill.) Foëx:

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

  • 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].
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