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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.
Accessions: 39 (9 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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; ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: lists as "Choenomeles"
  3. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  4. Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of 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. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:88-89.
  11. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: cultivated
  17. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  18. Weber, C. 1964. The genus Chaenomeles (Rosaceae). J. Arnold Arbor. 45:305.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10007. Accessed 16 July 2019.