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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Jun-2004
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 [Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (Himalayan region), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. 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)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Polunin, O. & A. Stainton Flowers of the Himalaya. 1984 (Flow Himal)
  12. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  13. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  14. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?30401. Accessed 21 April 2018.