Genus:
Pieris D.Don

Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D.Don ex G.Don

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China (to Hubei), Central & S. Japan, Taiwan.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Taiwan

Introduced into:

Vermont

Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D.Don ex G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1978 La Touche, J.de [68], China K000780210 isotype Yes
La Touche, J.de [68], China K000780211 Yes
Rico, L. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000661612 No

First published in Gen. Hist. 3: 832 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Yamazaki, T., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1993). Flora of Japan IIIa: 1-482. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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