Taxon: Kalopanax septemlobus (Thunb.) Koidz.

Genus: Kalopanax
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Nomen number: 102550
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 39:306. 1925
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Krussmann)
  • Materials: wood (fide F USSR; Dict Econ Pl, as Acanthopanax ricinifolius)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Kurile Islands, Primorye, Sakhalin

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1993. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 39 (Taxon) 42:877.
  • Chang, C. S. et al. 2003. A morphometric analysis of the eastern Asian Kalopanax septemlobus (Thunb.) Koidz. (Araliaceae) Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 44:337-344.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae. 2004 (L Araliaceae)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Wijnands, D. O. 1990. (988) Proposal to reject Acer pictum Thunb. ex Murr. (Aceraceae) (Taxon) 39:536.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Kalopanax septemlobus (Thunb.) Koidz. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.