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Taxon: Pittosporum napaulense (DC.) Rehder & E. H. Wilson

Genus: Pittosporum
Family: Pittosporaceae
Nomen number: 419413
Place of publication: C. S. Sargent, Pl. wilson. 3:326. 1916
Link to protologue:
Comment: by binding decision, not to be treated as a earlier homonym of P. napalienseSherff (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.4 & App. VII)
Name Verified on: 08-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • golden-fragrance  (Source: Zander ed17) - English
  • dian zang hae tong  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (w.), Xizang Zizhiqu (s.)]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan


  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: = Pittosporum floribundum Wight & Arn.
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  4. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  5. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  6. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  7. Singh, R. K. 2016. (42) Request for a binding decision on whether Pittosporum napaulense (DC.) Rehder & E.H. Wilson and P. napaliense Sherff (Pittosporaceae) are sufficiently alike to be confused. Taxon 65:402.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Pittosporum napaulense (DC.) Rehder & E. H. Wilson :

  • 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 Pittosporum napaulense 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.
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=419413. Accessed 25 May 2020.