Taxon: Berberis japonica (Thunb.) Spreng.

 
Genus: Berberis
Family: Berberidaceae
Subfamily: Berberidoideae
Tribe: Berberideae
Subtribe: Berberidinae
Nomen number: 449159
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 2:119. 1825 (R. Brown, Observ. Congo 22. 1818 (ante 3 Mar); in J. H. Tuckey, Narr. exped. Zaire (App. 5) 481. 1818 (5 Mar), nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: lack of valid publication by R. Brown in 1818 verified from original literature
Typification:
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Jun-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Mahonia japonica; Krussmann, as Mahonia japonica)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (as Mahonia japonica)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Mahonia japonica)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)

Check other web resources for Berberis japonica (Thunb.) Spreng. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Berberis japonica 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=449159. Accessed 23 June 2018.