Taxon: Pyracantha crenulata (D. Don) M. Roem.

 
Genus: Pyracantha
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30401
Place of publication: Fam. nat. syn. monogr. 3:220. 1847
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Jun-2004
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Himalayan firethorn  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - English
  • Nepal firethorn  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Nepalese firethorn  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • rooivuurdoring  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - Afrikaans
  • xi yuan chi huo ji  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Xizang
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. 1977 (HF Dehra Dun)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Polunin, O. & A. Stainton Flowers of the Himalaya. 1984 (Flow Himal)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. 1958 (F LowYangtze)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Pyracantha crenulata (D. Don) M. Roem. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Pyracantha crenulata 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.