Taxon: Anemone chinensis Bunge

Genus: Anemone
Family: Ranunculaceae
  Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
      Tribe: Anemoneae
Nomen number: 404160
Place of publication: Enum. pl. China bor. 2. 1833 (Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2:76. 1835)
Name Verified on: 18-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide W. T. Wang, pers. comm. 1996, as Pulsatilla chinensis; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Pulsatilla chinensis)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Gansu, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan
    • Eastern Asia: Korea, North
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Amur


  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Medicinal plants in China: a selection of 150 commonly used species. WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series no. 2. 1989 (Med Pl China)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical & Biological Products Colour atlas of Chinese traditional drugs, Vol 1. 1987 (Atlas Chin Drugs)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Wang, W. T. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Yen, Kun-Ying Illustrated Chinese materia medica: crude drugs. 1980 (Ill Chin Mat Med CrD)


Check other web resources for Anemone chinensis Bunge :

  • 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.