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
Name Verified on: 26-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Western South America: Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McClintock, E. 1956. The cultivated hydrangeas (Baileya) 4:173.
  • McClintock, E. 1957. A monograph of the genus Hydrangea Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 29:221.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • 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)

Synonyms:

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.