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Taxon: Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent.

 
Genus: Broussonetia
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Moreae
Nomen number: 7900
Place of publication: Tabl. regn. veg. 3:547. 1799
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: fiber (wood pulp for paper)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang (s.e.), Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Indochina, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan (Ryukus)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra] Philippines

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, [Austral Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago] French Polynesia, [Austral Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago] Pitcairn


References:

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  8. Florence, J. Flore de la Polynésie française. (F Polynes)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
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  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  13. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
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Check other web resources for Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent. :

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=7900. Accessed 12 November 2018.