Taxon: Berberis thunbergii DC.

 
Genus: Berberis
Family: Berberidaceae
Subfamily: Berberidoideae
Tribe: Berberideae
Subtribe: Berberidinae
Nomen number: 6974
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:9. 1821
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39511881
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese barberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Japanese berberis  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - English
  • Thunberg's barberry  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • 日本小檗 (ri ben xiao bo)  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Chinese
  • häckberberis  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (some strains susceptible to black stem-rust of wheat)
  • Environmental: ornamental (although illegal in Canada fide F NAmer; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • Europe (c.)

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


References:

  1. Ahrendt, L. W. A. 1961. Berberis and Mahonia a taxonomic revision J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57:166-167.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  8. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  9. Hu, C. M. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hubei Inst. Bot., ed. Flora hupehensis. v. 1:1976, v. 2:1979 (F Hupeh)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  13. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  14. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  15. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  16. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  17. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Berberis thunbergii DC. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Berberis thunbergii 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=6974. Accessed 18 July 2018.