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
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Typification:
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: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit ()
  • 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 ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hubei, Sichuan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Badenes, M. L. et al. 2013. Chapter 5. Breeding loquat Pl. Breed. Rev. 37:259-296.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
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  12. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  13. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  14. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
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  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  18. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
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  20. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  21. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  22. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  23. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  24. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  25. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  26. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  27. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  28. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  29. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:161.
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  31. Yang, X. et al. 2009. Genetic relationships in Eriobotrya species as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers Sci. Hort. 122:264-268.

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?15602. Accessed 21 April 2018.