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Taxon: Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.

Genus: Celastrus
Family: Celastraceae subfamily: Celastroideae.
Nomen number: 9719
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:237. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. xlii, 97 ("articulatus"). 1784 Aug)
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name verified on: 21-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CT*, MA*, MN*, NC*, NH*, VT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:

  • Japanese bittersweet   (Source: Websters Dict [as C. articulatus]) – English
  • Oriental bittersweet   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • staffvine   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • tsuru-ume-mo-doki   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • japansk träddödare   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Ding Hou. 1955. A revision of the genus Celastrus. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 42:260–263.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977–. Flora intramongolica.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Tai Hyun Chung. 1965. Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta.
  • USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= C. articulatus].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Celastrus orbiculatus 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.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • 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.

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