Taxon: Cornus kousa Burger ex Hance

 
Genus: Cornus
Family: Cornaceae
  Subfamily: Cornoideae
Nomen number: 11560
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 13:105. 1873
Comment: authorship fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. (via e-mail on 19 Dec 2015)
Name Verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Dec-2015
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guizhou, - Shanxi, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dirr, M. A. Manual of woody landscape plants: their identification, ornamental characteristics, culture, propagation and uses, ed. 5. 1998 (Man Woody Landsc Pl)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cornus kousa Burger ex Hance :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cornus kousa 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.