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Taxon: Euchiton japonicus (Thunb.) Holub

Genus: Euchiton
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Gnaphalieae
Nomen number: 426681
Place of publication: Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 9:271. 1974
Name verified on: 29-Jul-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jul-2002
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    China: China [e.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    Malesia: Indonesia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines


  • Anderberg, A. A. 1991. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the tribe Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae). Opera Bot. 104:167. [lists as Euchiton japonicus (Thunb.) A. Anderb.].


Check other web resources for Euchiton japonicus (Thunb.) Holub:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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