Taxon: Osmanthus heterophyllus (G. Don) P. S. Green

Genus: Osmanthus
Family: Oleaceae
      Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 26125
Place of publication: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 22:508. 1958
Name Verified on: 23-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-May-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • 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)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Osmanthus heterophyllus (G. Don) P. S. Green :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Osmanthus heterophyllus 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.