Taxon: Platycodon grandiflorus (Jacq.) A. DC.

 
Genus: Platycodon
Family: Campanulaceae
  Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Nomen number: 28819
Place of publication: Monogr. Campan. 125, t. 3, fig. A. 1830
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Econ Bot 50:61, 67. 1996)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide T. G. Lammers & De-yuan Hong, pers. comm. 1996; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Guangxi
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Amur, - Magadan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Platycodon grandiflorus (Jacq.) A. DC. :

  • 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.