1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aspidistra Ker Gawl.
      1. Aspidistra elatior Blume

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (S. Kyushu) to Taiwan, Vietnam.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Japan, Taiwan

    Introduced into:

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

    Aspidistra elatior Blume appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    1263.000
    33603.000

    First published in Tijdschr. Natuurl. Gesch. Physiol. 1: 76 (1834)

    Accepted by

    • Berry, M. (2018). Adventives and aliens news 14 BSBI News 138: 46-51.
    • 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.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
    • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Berry, M. (2018). Adventives and aliens news 14 BSBI News 138: 46-51.
    • 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.
    • Barger, T.W. & al. (2012). New and noteworthy records for the flora of Alabama Castanea 77: 257-269.
    • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/