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Taxon: Sagina japonica (Sw.) Ohwi

 
Genus: Sagina
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Alsinoideae
Tribe: Alsineae
Nomen number: 407956
Place of publication: J. Jap. Bot. 13:438. 1937
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • sagine du Japon  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • tsume-kusa  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • qi gu cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide R. K. Rabeler, pers. comm. 1996); folklore (fide R. K. Rabeler, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Guizhou Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Qinghai Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Henan Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Manipur, Sikkim] Nepal


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  3. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  5. Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  6. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  7. Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  8. Rabeler, R. K. & J. W. Thieret 1997. Sagina (Caryophyllaceae) range extensions in Canada: S. japonica new to Newfoundland, S. procumbens new to the Northwest Territories Canad. Field-Naturalist 111:309-310.
  9. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  10. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Sagina japonica (Sw.) Ohwi :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=407956. Accessed 25 April 2019.