Taxon: Morella rubra Lour.

 
Genus: Morella
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 402433
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:548. 1790
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chinese-arbutus  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • yama-momo  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • yang mei  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (as Myrica rubra)
  • Human food: fruit (fide F Males, as Myrica rubra; F ChinaEng, as Myrica rubra; Krussmann, as Myrica rubra)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (s.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, South, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines


References:

  1. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  2. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  3. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  4. Wilbur, R. L. 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: genera, subgenera, and series (Sida) 16:99.
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Morella rubra Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?402433. Accessed 23 June 2018.