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Taxon: Ophiopogon japonicus (Thunb.) Ker Gawl.

 
Genus: Ophiopogon
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 25788
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1063. 1807
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Ophiopogon japonicus auct. (= O. intermedius D. Don)
Name Verified on: 10-Jul-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (5 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore (as Ophiopogon chekiangensis) folklore (as Ophiopogon chekiangensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines [Luzon (Benguet Prov.), Mindanao (Mt. Apo)]


    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. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: lists as Ophiopogon japonicus (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: lists as Ophiopogon japonicus (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
  10. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  11. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as Ophiopogon japonicus (L.) Ker Gawl.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: lists as Ophiopogon japonicus (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
  14. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Ophiopogon japonicus (Thunb.) Ker Gawl. :

  • 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.

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?25788. Accessed 21 September 2019.