Taxon: Ligularia dentata (A. Gray) H. Hara

Genus: Ligularia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Tussilagininae
Nomen number: 401728
Place of publication: J. Jap. Bot. 15:318. 1939
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • leopardplant  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Stern-Ligularie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • ligularia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Gansu, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Henan, - Hubei, - Hunan, - Jiangxi, - Shaanxi, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany
    • Northern Europe: Sweden
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland


  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


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