Taxon: Forsythia viridissima Lindl.

Genus: Forsythia
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Forsythieae
Nomen number: 311391
Place of publication: J. Hort. Soc. London 1:226. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Korea

  • Cultivated

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

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