Actinidia chinensis Planch.

First published in London J. Bot. 6: 303 (1847)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & S. China. It is a liana and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Taiwan

Introduced into:

Arkansas, Czechoslovakia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Sweden

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jonsell, B. & Karlsson, T. (eds.) (2010). Flora Nordica 6: 1-298. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & 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?
Dec 10, 2006 Fortune, R. [39], China K000229484 Unknown type material Yes
15234.000 No
16476.000 No
Fortune, R. [39], China K000229482 Yes
Henry, A. [5834 A], Hubei K000229483 Yes
Henry, A. [1754], Hubei K000229481 Yes

Sources

  • 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 2023. 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images