Taxon: Osmunda japonica Thunb.

Genus: Osmunda
Family: Osmundaceae
Nomen number: 26135
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3:209. 1780
Name Verified on: 01-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Jul-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Econ Bot 50:63, 67. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Sakhalin


  • 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)
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States Econ. Bot. 50:63, 67.

Check other web resources for Osmunda japonica Thunb. :

  • 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.