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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Chongqing, Hubei). It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Eriobotrya japonica

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Níspero del japón

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Cultivated in Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.
Ecology
Alt. 1000 - 3000 m.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1000 - 3000 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

China South-Central

Introduced into:

Ascension, Assam, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Corse, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, France, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kriti, Louisiana, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Nepal, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Panamá, Portugal, Queensland, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, St.Helena, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Spanish
Níspero del Japón.

Rhaphiolepis bibas (Lour.) Galasso & Banfi appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 666], India Eriobotrya japonica K001111544
s.coll. [Cat. no. 666] Eriobotrya japonica K001111546
s.coll. [Cat. no. 666] Eriobotrya japonica K001111545
s.coll. [Cat. no. 666], India Eriobotrya japonica K000639673
s.coll. [Cat. no. 666] Eriobotrya japonica K001111543

First published in Ital. Botanist 9: 66 (2020)

Accepted by

  • Cameron, E.K. (2021). Updated vascular flora and vegitation of the Noises islands, Hauraki Gulf Journal, Auckland Botanical Society 76: 51-81.
  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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/
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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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