Taxon: Petasites japonicus (Siebold & Zucc.) Maxim.

 
Genus: Petasites
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Tussilagininae
Nomen number: 104491
Place of publication: Award 34th Demidovian Prize 212. 1866
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • butterbur  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • giant butterbur  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • great butterbur  (Source: F GB Ire) - English
  • sweet-coltsfoot  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • pétasitès japonais  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • japanische Pestwurz  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • fuki  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • fárfara japonesa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • japonesa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • bitterskråp  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • feng dou cai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • meowi  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide F JapanOhwi)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Sichuan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea, South
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, - Sakhalin

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Clapham, A. R. et al. Flora of the British Isles ed. 2. 1962 (F BritClap)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:115.
  • Oh, S.-Y. & J.-H. Pak Distribution maps of vascular plants in Korea. 2001 (Atlas Korea)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. 1996- (F GB Ire)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Toman, J. 1972. A taxonomic survey of the genera Petasites and Endocellion Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 7:384.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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