Taxon: Sorbaria kirilowii (Regel) Maxim.

Genus: Sorbaria
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Sorbarieae
Nomen number: 315168
Place of publication: Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 6:225. 1879 "kirilowi"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-May-2014
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Chinese sorbaria  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • hu bei zhen zhu mei  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F ChinaEng)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Korea, North

  • Cultivated


  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Rahn, K. 1989. A survey of the genus Sorbaria (Rosaceae) Nordic J. Bot. 8:561.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Sorbaria kirilowii (Regel) Maxim. :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image