Taxon: Forsythia viridissima Lindl.

Genus: Forsythia
Family: Oleaceae
      Tribe: Forsythieae
Nomen number: 311391
Place of publication: J. Hort. Soc. London 1:226. 1846
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


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