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Taxon: Chaenomeles japonica (Thunb.) Lindl. ex Spach

 
Genus: Chaenomeles
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 10007
Place of publication: Hist. nat. vég. 2:159. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 39 (9 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • flowering-quince  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Japanese-quince  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • cognassier du Japon  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • japanische Quitte  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • marmeleiro-do-Japão  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • membrillero japonés  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • ri ben mu gua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • pulmyeongjanamu  (Source: Genet Res Crop Evol) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  4. Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. (WPl Korea)
  5. Hoang, H.-D. et al. 1997. Additional notes to the checklist of Korean cultivated plants (5). Consolidated summary and indexes Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:358.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:88-89.
  11. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  18. Weber, C. 1964. The genus Chaenomeles (Rosaceae) J. Arnold Arbor. 45:305.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Chaenomeles japonica (Thunb.) Lindl. ex Spach :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10007. Accessed 13 November 2018.