Taxon: Gelsemium elegans (Gardner & Champ.) Benth.

 
Genus: Gelsemium
Family: Gelsemiaceae
Nomen number: 411864
Place of publication: J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 1:90. 1857
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Sep-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • gou wen  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide F ChinaEng; F Males; Leafl Hong Kong Herb 6:3. 2002)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia Kalimantan, Sumatra; Malaysia Sabah, Sarawak

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Li, P. T. 2002. The five most poisonous plants in Hong Kong Leafl. Hong Kong Herb. 6:3.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Gelsemium elegans (Gardner & Champ.) Benth. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Gelsemium elegans 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.