Taxon: Chrysanthemum ×morifolium Ramat.

Genus: Chrysanthemum
Section: Chrysanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Artemisiinae
Nomen number: 10373
Place of publication: J. Hist. Nat. 2:240, in adnot. 1792
Link to protologue:
  • • [complex hybrid involving C. indicum and perhaps several other species]
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
  • • first choice of Ramatuelle's names of equal priority by Kitamura (1940), adopting Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat.
  • Chrysanthemum now conserved sensu Dendranthema
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-May-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • chrysanthemum  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • florist's chrysanthemum  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • mum  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Garten-Chrysantheme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • crisântemo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • crisântemo-da-China  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • crisântemo-do-Japão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • monsenhor  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • krysantemum  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ju hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Dendranthema ×grandiflorum; Pl Book, as Dendranthema ×grandiflorum)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRCMedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Dendranthema ×grandiflorum)


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  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
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  • Kitamura, S. 1978. Dendranthema et Nipponanthemum Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 29:165.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:89.
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  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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