Ophiorrhiza japonica Blume

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 978 (1826)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central China to Vietnam, Japan to Taiwan. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Duan, L.D. & Lin, Q. (2007). Taxonomic notes on some species of Ophiorrhiza (Rubiaceae) from China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 45: 870-879.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Duan, L.D. & Lin, Q. (2007). Taxonomic notes on some species of Ophiorrhiza (Rubiaceae) from China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 45: 870-879.
  • Hộ, P.-H. (2000). Câycỏ Việtnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [1263] Hong Kong K000740556 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilford, C. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000740555 Unknown Type Material Yes
Buerger, H. [s.n.] Japan K000740557 Unknown Type Material Yes
Oldham, R. [515] Japan K000740558 Unknown Type Material Yes
Handel-Mazzetti, H.F.von [503] China K000740554 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0