Taxon: Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.

 
Genus: Eriobotrya
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 15602
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13:102. 1821
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 26-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 206 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for loquat (fide Pl Breed Rev 37:275. 2013)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of loquat (based on selection among natural populations fide Pl Breed Rev 37:264, 276, 277. 2013)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: (fide Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hubei, - Sichuan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku

  • Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan

References:

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  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Badenes, M. L. et al. 2013. Chapter 5. Breeding loquat Pl. Breed. Rev. 37:259-296.
  • Badenes, M. L. et al. 2013. Chapter 5. Breeding loquat Pl. Breed. Rev. 37:259-296.
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
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  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
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  • Yang, X. et al. 2009. Genetic relationships in Eriobotrya species as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers Sci. Hort. 122:264-268.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Eriobotrya japonica 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image