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Taxon: Hosta sieboldii (Paxton) J. W. Ingram

Genus: Hosta
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 433505
Place of publication: Baileya 15:29. 1967
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Feb-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • hosta à feuilles étroites  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • schmalblatt Funkie  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • fukurin-gibōshi  (Source: Hosta) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • heritori-gibōshi  (Source: Hosta) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • koba-gibōshi  (Source: Hosta) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hosta; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Hosta; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage (Zander ed16)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  3. Schmid, W. G. The genus Hosta (Hosta)
  4. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Hosta sieboldii (Paxton) J. W. Ingram :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hosta sieboldii 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=433505. Accessed 19 May 2019.