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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.
Accessions: 34 (19 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  8. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  14. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  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. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  20. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  21. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  22. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  23. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  24. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  25. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19457. Accessed 8 December 2019.