Taxon: Corylus chinensis Franch.

 
Genus: Corylus
    Section: Corylus
      Subsection: Colurnae
Family: Betulaceae
  Subfamily: Coryloideae
Nomen number: 11644
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Morot) 13:197. 1899
Name Verified on: 02-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 24 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Chinese filbert  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Chinese hazel  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • chinesische Hasel  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • hua zhen  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Human food: nut (fide L Edible Pl; Handb Nuts)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for European filbert (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for Turkish filbert (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: potential for growth habit in filbert ("for transferring nonsuckering trait" fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:495. 2000)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of European filbert (based on crossability with Corylus avellana fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:493. 2000)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Turkish filbert (based on crossability with Corylus colurna fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 125:493. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Gansu, - Guizhou, - Hubei, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  • Erdogan, V. & S. A. Mehlenbacher 2000. Interspecific hybridization in hazelnut (Corylus) J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:489-497.
  • Erdogan, V. & S. A. Mehlenbacher 2000. Interspecific hybridization in hazelnut (Corylus) J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:489-497.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kasapligil, B. 1972. A bibliography on Corylus (Betulaceae) with annotations Rep. (Annual) N. Nut Grower's Assoc. 63:158.
  • Kasapligil, B. 1963. Corylus colurna L. and its varieties J. Calif. Hort. Soc. 24:101-103.
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Molnar, T. J. 2011. Chapter 2. Corylus (Wild Crop Rel For Tr) 15-48.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Thompson, M. M. et al. Hazelnuts (Fruit Breed) 3:125-184.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Corylus chinensis Franch. :

  • 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.