Taxon: Actinidia arguta (Siebold & Zucc.) Planch. ex Miq.

 
Genus: Actinidia
    Section: Leiocarpae
Family: Actinidiaceae
Nomen number: 1389
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 3:15. 1867
Name Verified on: 22-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 171 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • baby kiwi  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • bower actinidia  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • hardy kiwi  (Source: Ecocrop) - English
  • taravine  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • vine-pear  (Source: F Korea) - English
  • actinidier  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • japanische Stachelbeere  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • scharfzähniger Strahlengriffel  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • saru-nashi  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ruan zao mi hou tao  (Source: F China) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F USSR)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Dict Gard; F USSR)
  • Gene sources: potential for cold tolerance in kiwifruit (fide Biotechnol Agric For 60:333. 2007)
  • Gene sources: potential for crop quality in kiwifruit (source of flavor quality fide Biotechnol Agric For 60:332. 2007)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of hardy kiwifruit (fide Hort Rev 33:1-122. 2007)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of golden kiwifruit (based on crossability as 4x with Actinidia chinensis fide Hort Rev 33:45, 52. 2007)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of kiwifruit (based on crossability as 4x with Actinidia deliciosa fide Pl Cell Rep 20:512. 2001)
  • Materials: potential as chemicals (source of chlorophyll and polysaccharides of potential use for human health fide Biotechnol Agric For 60:331. 2007)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

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

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Massachusetts

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

References:

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