Taxon: Ligustrum obtusifolium Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Ligustrum
Family: Oleaceae
      Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 22087
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3):168. 1846
Name Verified on: 31-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • gomdzongalnamu  (Source: Kulturpflanze) - Transcribed Korean
  • jwittongnamu  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Heilongjiang, - Jiangsu, - Liaoning, - Shandong, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea


  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Hardin, J. W. 1974. Studies of the southeastern United States flora: 4. Oleaceae (Sida) 5:282.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:105.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Ligustrum obtusifolium Siebold & Zucc. :

  • 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 Ligustrum obtusifolium 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.