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Taxon: Amelanchier asiatica (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl.

 
Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 2872
Place of publication: W. G. Walpers, Repert. bot. syst. 2:55. 1843
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7383520
Comment: in addition to ascribing the new combination to him, Walper's acknowledged the contributions of Endlicher in his preface (p. vi), so he is the author of this name (Melbourne ICN Art. 46.2)
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • japanische Felsenbirne  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • shide-zakura  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • zaifuri-boku  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • dong ya tang di  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui (s.), Zhejiang (n.w.), Jiangxi (n.w.), Shaanxi (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, South (s.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. (WPl Korea)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  7. Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées) Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:247.
  8. Lauener, L. A. 1970. Catalogue of the names published by Hector Léveillé, VI Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 30:254.
  9. Oh, S.-Y. & J.-H. Pak Distribution maps of vascular plants in Korea. 2001 (Atlas Korea)
  10. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  11. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Amelanchier asiatica (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl. :

  • 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 Amelanchier asiatica 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.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=2872. Accessed 15 November 2018.