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Taxon: Cypripedium japonicum Thunb.

 
Genus: Cypripedium
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Nomen number: 12916
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:817. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 30. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese lady's-slipper  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • japanischer Frauenschuh  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou (n.e.), Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi (s.), Sichuan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido (s.), Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea


References:

  1. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  2. Cribb, P. J. The genus Cypripedium. 1997 (Gen Cypripedium) 227.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)

Check other web resources for Cypripedium japonicum Thunb. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=12916. Accessed 21 October 2018.