Taxon: Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC.

 
Genus: Wisteria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 42050
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:390. 1825 "chinensis" (R. Sweet, Hort. brit. ed. 1:121. 1826)
Name Verified on: 12-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Chinese wisteria  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Chinese-glycine  (Source: Flower Oils) - English
  • zi teng  (Source: Wisterias) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Hebei, - Henan, - Hubei, - Shaanxi, - Yunnan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum. 1972-1976; suppl. 1982-1983 (Icon CormS)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Pajaujis Anonis, D. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery. 1993 (Flower Oils)
  • Stritch, L. R. 1984. Nomenclatural contributions to a revision of the genus Wisteria (Phytologia) 56:183.
  • Valder, P. Wisterias, a comprehensive guide. 1995 (Wisterias) 41-66.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Wisteria sinensis cultivars
  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image