Atractylodes japonica Koidz. ex Kitam.

First published in Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 4: 178 (1935)
This name is a synonym of Atractylodes lancea

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 2: 627-1887. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Atractylodes lancea.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Asteraceae. Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Atractylodes lancea.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist [Cited as Atractylodes japonica.]
  • Ling, Y. & C.Shih in Ling, Y. Et Ge, X. (1987). Compositae. Echinopsidae. Cynareae. Flora Reiublicae Popularis Sinicae 78(1): 1-230. Science Press. [Cited as Atractylodes japonica.]
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 5: 1-451. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot. [Cited as Atractylodes japonica.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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