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Taxon: Euonymus japonicus Thunb.

 
Genus: Euonymus
Family: Celastraceae
Subfamily: Celastroideae
Nomen number: 16272
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3:198, 208. 1780 (Fl. jap. 100. 1784)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Sep-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 17 (7 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • evergreen euonymus  (Source: Zander ed17) - English
  • evergreen spindle  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Japanese spindletree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • spindletree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • japanischer Spindelstrauch  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • masaki  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • evônimo-do-Japão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • japansk benved  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido (s.), Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra (w.-c.)] Philippines


References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Blakelock, R. A. 1951. A synopsis of the genus Euonymus L. Kew Bull. 1951:268.
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2. (F Taiwan ed2)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  14. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  17. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  18. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  21. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  22. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  23. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  25. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Euonymus japonicus Thunb. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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 Euonymus japonicus 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=16272. Accessed 21 October 2018.