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Taxon: Berberis thunbergii DC.

 
Genus: Berberis
Family: Berberidaceae
Subfamily: Berberidoideae
Tribe: Berberideae
Subtribe: Berberidinae
Nomen number: 6974
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:9. 1821
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39511881
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese barberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Japanese berberis  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - English
  • Thunberg's barberry  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • ri ben xiao bo  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Chinese
  • Japanese barberry   - English (Canada)
  • épine-vinette du Japon   - French (Canada)
  • häckberberis  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (although illegal in Canada) ornamental
  • Harmful organism host:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • Europe (c.)

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


References:

  1. Ahrendt, L. W. A. 1961. Berberis and Mahonia a taxonomic revision. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57:166-167.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  5. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 104.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  9. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  10. Hu, C. M. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  11. Hubei Inst. Bot., ed. 1976-1979. Flora hupehensis Note: v. 1:1976, v. 2:1979
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  14. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  15. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  17. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  18. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  20. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Berberis thunbergii DC. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Berberis thunbergii 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?6974. Accessed 20 November 2019.