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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China to Vietnam, Temp. E. Asia to Philippines.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Jawa, Marianas, Nansei-shoto

Ophiopogon japonicus (Thunb.) Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2000 Sampson, G.T. [13759], Guangdong K000846129
Jan 1, 2000 Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Kyushu K000846121
Jan 1, 2000 Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Honshu K000846120
Feb 1, 1936 Cavalerie, J. [1292], Guizhou K000846119
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5139] K001104896
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5139], Nepal K001104905
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5139] K001104903
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5139], Myanmar K001104901
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5139], Myanmar K001104902
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5139], India K001104904
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5139] K001104900
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5139] K001104897
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5139], India K001104899
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5139], Nepal K001104895
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5139] K001104898
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Kyushu K000846122

First published in Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1063 (1807)

Accepted by

  • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1987). A Geographical Checklist of the Micronesian Monocotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 20: 19-129.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 3(1): 1-603d. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Maire, R. (1958). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 5: 1-307. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
  • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Tanaka, N. (2001). Taxonomic notes on Ophiopogon (Convallariaceae) of East Asia (I) The Journal of Japanese Botany 76: 59-76.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1979-1983). Flora Malesiana 9: 1-600. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the Southern Ryukyu Islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Insitition Press, Washington.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1987). A Geographical Checklist of the Micronesian Monocotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 20: 19-129.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 3(1): 1-603d. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1979-1983). Flora Malesiana 9: 1-600. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0