Taxon: Clethra fargesii Franch.

Genus: Clethra
Family: Clethraceae
Nomen number: 401612
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Morot) 9:369. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Sichuan

  • Cultivated


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)

Check other web resources for Clethra fargesii Franch. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Clethra fargesii 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.