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Taxon: Actaea japonica Thunb.

 
Genus: Actaea
Section: Pityrosperma
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Actaeeae
Nomen number: 411897
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:488. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 221. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F, as Cimicifuga acerina; Dict Gard, as Cimicifuga japonica var. acerina)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide W. T. Wang, pers. comm. 1996, as Cimicifuga acerina)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu] Korea, South [Cheju]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation (Taxon) 47:619.
  3. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  4. Wang, W. T. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Actaea japonica Thunb. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411897. Accessed 23 January 2019.