Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.

First published in Tabl. Règn. Vég. 3: 547 (1799)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India to Korea and Indo-China. It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Austria, Bulgaria, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Easter Is., Fiji, Florida, France, Georgia, Greece, Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, Iowa, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kriti, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Rhode I., Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, Spain, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Texas, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Virginia, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Virginia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Berg, C.C., Corner, E.J.H. & Jarrett, F.M. (2006). Flora Malesiana 17(1): 1-154. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Broicz, K. (1982). Flora Iranica 153: 1-15. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
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  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997). Flora of North America North of Mexico 3: 1-590. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Ghafoor, A. (1985). Flora of Pakistan 171: 1-54. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Japan IIa: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands. Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Korovin, E.P. & Vvedensky, A.I. (eds.) (1953). Flora Uzbekistana 2: 1-547. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
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  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
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  • Stöhr, O. & al. (2012). Beiträge zur Flora von Österreich, IV. Stapfia 97: 53-136.
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  • Vladimirov, V. & Kit Tan (2016). New floristic records in the Balkans: 31. Phytologia Balcanica 22: 429-467.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F., Stevanović, V. & Kit Tan (2013). New floristic records in the Balkans: 22. Phytologia Balcanica 19: 267-303.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
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Kew Species Profiles

  • Barker, C. (2002). Broussonetia papyrifera. Curtis's Bot. Mag. 19: 8-18.
  • Berg, C.C. (2003). Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L’Hér. ex Vent. In: Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 17. Fibre Plants, ed. M. Brink & R.P. Escobin, pp. 91-95. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Hsuan Keng (1974). Economic plants of ancient north China as mentioned in “Shih Ching” (Book of Poetry). Econ. Bot. 28: 391-410.
  • Phillips, R. & Rix, M. (2002). The Botanical Garden, Volume 1: Trees & Shrubs. Macmillan, London.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (2008). Seed Information Database (SID). Version 7.1.
  • The Plant List (2010). Broussonetia papyrifera.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.1556/034.63.2021.3-4.1. epublication.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Berg, C.C., Corner, E.J.H. & Jarrett, F.M. (2006). Flora Malesiana 17(1): 1-154. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Broicz, K. (1982). Flora Iranica 153: 1-15. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997). Flora of North America North of Mexico 3: 1-590. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. IRD editions, Paris.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Guillaumin, A. (1948). Compendium de la Flore Phanérogamique des Nouvelles Hébrides. Annales de l'Institut Botanico-Geologique de Marseille, VI, 5-6: 1-56.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands. Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Korovin, E.P. & Vvedensky, A.I. (eds.) (1953). Flora Uzbekistana 2: 1-547. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 3: 1-710. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.
  • Stöhr, O. & al. (2012). Beiträge zur Flora von Österreich, IV. Stapfia 97: 53-136.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F., Stevanović, V. & Kit Tan (2013). New floristic records in the Balkans: 22. Phytologia Balcanica 19: 267-303.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Yuncker, T.G. (1959). Plants of Tonga. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 220: 1-283.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2012 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 3000], Vietnam K000720551 No
Jun 1, 2010 Nguyen Van Du et al. [HNK 1687], Vietnam K000612068 No
Jun 1, 2010 Nguyen Van Du et al. [HNK 1800], Vietnam K000612069 No
Jun 1, 2010 Nguyen Van Du et al. [HNK 1290], Vietnam K000612070 No
Jun 1, 2010 Nguyen Van Du et al. [HNK 1725], Vietnam K000612071 No
May 4, 2006 Monyrak [149], Cambodia K000352380 No
Sep 27, 2005 Korea 74216.000 No
Parry, D.E. [11], Thailand 7695.000 No
Gamble, J.S. [22611], India K000357632 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001050001 Unknown type material Yes
Tsai, H.T. [53462], Yunnan K001050004 holotype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K001050002 Unknown type material Yes
AJD [6] 76904.000 No
Jan 1, 2008 Arbainsyah [AA 3199], Sulawesi Morus australis K000612063 No
Sep 2, 2004 Wood, J.R.I. [17536], Bolivia Morus australis K000035581 No

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 2022. 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 Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • 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/
    • © 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
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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