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Taxon: Hovenia dulcis Thunb.

 
Genus: Hovenia
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Paliureae
Nomen number: 19387
Place of publication: Nov. gen. pl. 1:8. 1781 (Fl. jap. 101. 1784)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 17 (1 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Chinese raisintree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Japanese raisintree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • japanisches Mahagoni  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Quaffbirne  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • kenponashi  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • sarmiento japonés  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Hubei (w.), Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan (n.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido (Okushiri Island), Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (also cult.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  6. Kim, S. H. et al. 2008. Vegetation structure of natural populations of a honey plant, Hovenia dulcis var. koreana Nakai in Korea Korean J Apic. 23:207-214.
  7. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  8. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  9. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  10. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  13. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Hovenia dulcis Thunb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=19387. Accessed 23 October 2018.