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:
Typification:
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

Synonyms:

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 (n.), Thailand (n.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Sumatra] Malaysia [Sabah, Sarawak]


References:

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

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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411864. Accessed 19 April 2018.