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Taxon: Panax notoginseng (Burkill) F. H. Chen ex C. Y. Wu & K. M. Feng

Genus: Panax
Subgenus: Panax
Section: Panax
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Nomen number: 402651
Place of publication: J. Zhou et al., Acta Phytotax. Sin. 13(2):41. 1975
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: chemicals (mostly saponins & other polysaccharides)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed 2, as P. pseudoginseng var. notoginseng; Herbs Commerce ed2, as P. pseudoginseng var. notoginseng)

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (s.e.)]

    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam (n.)


    • CHINA: China (s.)


  1. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce Note: = Panax pseudoginseng var. notoginseng
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Panax pseudoginseng var. notoginseng (Burkill) G. Hoo & C. J. Tseng
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: = Panax pseudoginseng var. notoginseng
  4. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2004. World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae
  5. Hara, H. 1970. On the Asiatic species of the genus Panax. J. Jap. Bot. 45:208. Note: = Panax pseudoginseng Wall.?
  6. Hoo, G. & C.-J. Tseng. 1973. On the Chinese species of Panax Linn.. Acta Phytotax. Sin. 11:435. Note: = Panax pseudoginseng var. notoginseng (Burkill) G. Hoo & C. J. Tseng
  7. Hu, S. Y. 1976. The genus Panax (ginseng) in Chinese medicine. Econ. Bot. 30:24.
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Small, E. 1997. Culinary herbs. Note: NRC Research Press, Ottawa
  12. Wen, J. & E. A. Zimmer. 1996. Phylogeny and biogeography of Panax L. (The ginseng genus, Araliaceae): inferences from ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 6:169.
  13. Wen, J. 2001. Species diversity, nomenclature, phylogeny, biogeography, and classification of the ginseng genus (Panax L., Araliaceae). Utilization of biotechnological, genetic and cultural approaches for North American and Asian ginseng improvement. Proceedings of the International Ginseng Workshop 70. Note: lists as Panax notoginseng F. H. Chen ex C. Y. Wu & K. M. Feng
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: lists as Panax notoginseng (Burkill) F. H. Chen ex C. Chow & W. G. Huang

Check other web resources for Panax notoginseng (Burkill) F. H. Chen ex C. Y. Wu & K. M. Feng :

  • 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.
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402651. Accessed 10 July 2020.