Taxon: Sarcandra glabra (Thunb.) Nakai

Genus: Sarcandra
Family: Chloranthaceae
Nomen number: 33120
Place of publication: Fl. sylv. kor. 18:17, t. 2. 1930
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cao shan hu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (for beverages fide F Males)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea ; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh ; India
    • Indo-China: Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Malaysia ; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Sarcandra glabra (Thunb.) Nakai :

  • 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.