Aspidistra elatior subsp. elatior

This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Japan (Uji-shoto, Osumi-shoto, Tokara-retto). It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Japan

Introduced into:

Alabama, China South-Central, China Southeast, Florida, Great Britain, Korea, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Spain, Taiwan

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1502.01.2. epublication.
  • Barger, T.W. & al. (2012). New and noteworthy records for the flora of Alabama. Castanea 77: 257-269.
  • Berry, M. (2018). Adventives and aliens news 14. BSBI News 138: 46-51.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1995). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(4): 1-51. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Franck, A.R., Anderson, L.C., Burkhalter, J.R. & Dickman, S. (2016). Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10: 175-190.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

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Sources

  • 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
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