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Taxon: Forsythia suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl

 
Genus: Forsythia
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Forsythieae
Nomen number: 231
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:39. 1804
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/546011
Name Verified on: 18-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng (w.), Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kim, K.-J. 1999. Molecular phylogeny of Forsythia (Oleaceae) based on chloroplast DNA variation. Pl. Syst. Evol. 218:113-123.
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Suh, J. K. et al. 2011. Identification and evaluation of Forsythia germplasm using molecular markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:1225-1235.
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: with two varieties
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  16. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
  17. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Forsythia suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?231. Accessed 17 September 2019.