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Taxon: Osmanthus fragrans Lour.

 
Genus: Osmanthus
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 26123
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 1:29. 1790
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • sweet osmanthus  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • olivier odorant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Duftblüte  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • gin-mokusei  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • flor-do-emperador  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • mu xi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Kyushu (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.), Thailand (n.)


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  2. Green, P. S. 1958. A monographic revision of Osmanthus in Asia and America. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 22:484-495.
  3. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  5. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  8. Pajaujis Anonis, D. 1993. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Osmanthus fragrans Lour. :

  • 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 Osmanthus fragrans 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.
  • 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?26123. Accessed 21 September 2019.