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Taxon: Chionanthus retusus Lindl. & Paxton

 
Genus: Chionanthus
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 10217
Place of publication: Paxton's Fl. Gard. 3:83, fig. 273. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Chinese fringetree  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • chinesischer Schneeflockenstrauch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Hebei, Henan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (c.), Kyushu (Tsushima)] Korea, Taiwan


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. (WPl Korea)
  3. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  4. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  7. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  8. Song, J. H. et al. 2011. Morphological characteristics, distribution and taxonomic considerations of Chionanthus retusus Korean J. Pl. Taxon. 41:156-163.
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Chionanthus retusus Lindl. & Paxton :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Chionanthus retusus 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.

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=10217. Accessed 19 November 2018.