Family:
Betulaceae Gray
Genus:
Alnus Mill.

Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Russian Far East to E. China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan.

Native to:

China North-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Kuril Is., Manchuria, Primorye, Sakhalin, Taiwan

English
Japanese Alder

Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K000859806 Yes
Christenhusz, M.J.M.C [1993-0782], Japan K000696494 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K000859805 Yes

First published in Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 55 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Japan IIa: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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