Hosta lancifolia (Thunb.) Engl.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl (eds.), Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(5): 40 (1887)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is a cultigen from Russian Far East to Japan. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Amur, Japan, Khabarovsk, Primorye

Introduced into:

Bulgaria, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1987). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 2: 1-448. Nauka, Leningrad.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Hosta albomarginata.]
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo. [Cited as Hosta sieboldii.]
  • Zonneveld, B.J.M. & Van Iren, F. (2001). Genome size and pollon viablility as taxonomic criteria: application to the genus Hosta. Plant Biology (Stuttgart, Germany) 2: 176-185. [Cited as Unplaced Name.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Delipavlov, D. & Cheshmedzhiev, I. (eds.) (2011). Opredelitel na rasteniiata v Bulgariia: 1-590. Akad. Isd. Agrar. Univers. Plovdiv.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1987). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 2: 1-448. Nauka, Leningrad.

Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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