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This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (E. & S. Hokkaido).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Japan

Hemerocallis thunbergii Barr appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K000499113 Unknown type material

First published in Garden (London, 1871-1927) 4: 132 (1873)

Not accepted by

  • Chung, M.G. & Kang, S.S. (1994). Morphometric analysis of the genus Hemerocallis L. (Liliaceae) in Korea Journal of Plant Research 107: 165-175. [Cited as Hemerocallis vespertina.]
  • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Hemerocallis yezoensis.]
  • Noguchi, J. & Hong, D.Y. (2004). Multiple origins of the Japanese nocturnal Hemerocallis citrina var. vespertina (Asparagales: Hemerocallidaceae): Evidence from noncoding chloroplast DNA sequences and morphology International Journal of Plant Sciences 165: 219-230. [Cited as Hemerocallis flava var. vespertina.]
  • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. [Cited as Hemerocallis vespertina.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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