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Taxon: Akebia quinata (Thunb. ex Houtt.) Decne.

 
Genus: Akebia
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Subfamily: Lardizabaloideae
Tribe: Lardizabaleae
Nomen number: 2103
Place of publication: Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 1:195. 1839; Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 12:107. 1839 Aug
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • chocolate-vine  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • fiveleaf  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • five-leaf akebia  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • akébie à cinq feuilles  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • fingerblättrige Akebie  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • akebi  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • fembladig akebia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • mu tong  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • eureumdeonggul  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (but it can become invasive); ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian, Henan, Hunan (e.), Hubei (e.), Jiangxi (n.), Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea


    Cultivated

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe (c.)

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe (c.)

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Christenhusz, M. J. M. 2012. An overview of Lardizabalaceae Bot. Mag. 29:259.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  9. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States Econ. Bot. 50:60.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  16. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Akebia quinata (Thunb. ex Houtt.) Decne. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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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=2103. Accessed 15 November 2018.