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)
Name Verified on: 23-Sep-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 13 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 (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - 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; Philippines

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Blakelock, R. A. 1951. A synopsis of the genus Euonymus L. Kew Bull. 1951:268.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Flora of Taiwan, 2nd ed. 1993- (F Taiwan ed2)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. 1958 (F LowYangtze)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (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.