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Taxon: Ardisia elliptica Thunb.

 
Genus: Ardisia
Family: Primulaceae
Subfamily: Myrsinoideae
Nomen number: 403463
Place of publication: Nov. gen. pl. 8:119. 1798
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F TE Afr; F Nicaragua; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.), Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Hawaii Department of Agriculture. 1992. List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes
  2. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  3. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  4. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  5. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  7. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Ardisia elliptica Thunb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?403463. Accessed 18 February 2020.