Taxon: Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz.

Genus: Euonymus
Family: Celastraceae
Subfamily: Celastroideae
Nomen number: 16262
Place of publication: Symb. sin. 7:660. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jul-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Jul-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Weed: (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Philippines

  • Cultivated

  • Africa

    • Africa
  • Europe

    • Europe
  • Northern America

    • North America
  • Southern America

    • South America


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  • Blakelock, R. A. 1951. A synopsis of the genus Euonymus L. Kew Bull. 1951:268.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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 Euonymus fortunei 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.