Hydrangea hortensia Siebold

First published in Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 14(2): 688 (1828), nom. superfl.
This species is a synonym of Hydrangea macrophylla

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Akiyama, S., Thijsse, G., Esser, H.-J. & Ohba, H. (2014). Siebold and Zuccarini's type specimens and original materials from Japan, part 5. Angiosperms. Dicotyledoneae 4. The Journal of Japanese Botany 89: 279-330. [Cited as Hydrangea macrophylla.]
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307. [Cited as Hydrangea macrophylla.]
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Hydrangea macrophylla.]
  • Ohba, H. & Akiyama, S. (2014). A revision of the species of Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae) described by Siebold and Zuccarini, part 2. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Series B (Botany) 40: 29-45. [Cited as Hydrangea macrophylla.]

Other Data

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  • 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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