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Taxon: Hosta lancifolia (Thunb.) Engl.

 
Genus: Hosta
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 19368
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(5):40. 1887
Link to protologue:
Comment: better treated as Hosta 'Lancifolia'
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • narrow-leaf plantain-lily  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • saji-gibōshi  (Source: Hosta) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • höstfunkia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental (as Hosta ‘Lancifolia’); ornamental (as Hosta ‘Lancifolia’)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage (Zander ed16)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  5. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  6. Schmid, W. G. The genus Hosta (Hosta)
  7. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Hosta lancifolia (Thunb.) Engl. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hosta lancifolia 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19368. Accessed 23 May 2019.