Taxon: Trollius chinensis Bunge

Genus: Trollius
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Adonideae
Nomen number: 40675
Place of publication: Enum. pl. China bor. 3. 1833 (Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2:77. 1835)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide W. T. Wang, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Hebei, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shanxi

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Wang, W. T. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Trollius chinensis Bunge :

  • 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.