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Taxon: Kleinhovia hospita L.

 
Genus: Kleinhovia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Byttnerieae
Nomen number: 312797
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 2:1365. 1763
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Oct-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • guest-tree  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • fūsen-akame-gashiwa  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental; potential for erosion control; potential for erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia [Society Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. (F Siam)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:166-167.
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  8. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  10. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)

Check other web resources for Kleinhovia hospita L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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=312797. Accessed 18 October 2018.