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Taxon: Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser.

 
Genus: Hydrangea
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Subfamily: Hydrangeoideae
Tribe: Hydrangeeae
Nomen number: 19457
Place of publication: A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 4:15. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 34 (19 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • hortensia  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • hydrangea  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • lacecap hydrangea  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • hortensia à grandes feuilles  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • Garten-Hortensie  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • ajisai  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • gaku-ajisai  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • hortênsia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rosa-do-Japão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • hortensia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Japan; Baileya 4:174. 1956; Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu (e.-c.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  8. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  14. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. McClintock, E. 1956. The cultivated hydrangeas (Baileya) 4:173.
  18. McClintock, E. 1957. A monograph of the genus Hydrangea Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 29:221.
  19. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  20. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  21. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  22. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  23. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  24. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  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 Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser. :

  • 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 Hydrangea macrophylla 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=19457. Accessed 12 December 2018.