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ardisia escallonoides

Ardisia

Ardisia (Coralberry or Marlberry) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrsinaceae (Myrsine family), native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the Americas, Asia, and Australasia. The genus includes about 250 species of small trees, shrubs and subshrubs growing up to 8 m tall.

One species, Ardisia japonica (Chinese: 紫金牛; pinyin: zǐjīn niú) is one of the 50 fundamental herbs in traditional Chinese medicine.

Selected species

  • Ardisia lanceolata Roxb.
  • Ardisia lindleyana D.Dietr.
  • Ardisia maclurei Merrill
  • Ardisia macrocarpa Wall.
  • Ardisia marojejyensis J.S.Mill. & Pipoly
  • Ardisia malipoensis C.M.Hu
  • Ardisia mamillata Hance
  • Ardisia martinensis Lund.
  • Ardisia maxonii (Standl.) Lund.
  • Ardisia merrillii E.Walker
  • Ardisia microcalyx Lund.
  • Ardisia nigropilosa Pitard
  • Ardisia nigrovirens J.F.Macbr.
  • Ardisia obtusa Mez
  • Ardisia oligantha (Gilg. & Schellenb.) A.Taton
  • Ardisia olivacea E.Walker
  • Ardisia omissa C.M.Hu
  • Ardisia opaca Lund.
  • Ardisia opegrapha Oerst.
  • Ardisia ordinata E.Walker
  • Ardisia pachyrrhachis (F.Muell.) F.M.Bailey
  • Ardisia panamensis Lund.
  • Ardisia paschalis Donn. Sm.
  • Ardisia pedalis E.Walker
  • Ardisia perreticulata C.Chen
  • Ardisia pingbienensis Y.P.Yang
  • Ardisia polycephala Wall. ex A.DC.
  • Ardisia porifera E.Walker
  • Ardisia premontana Pipoly
  • Ardisia primulifolia Gardner & Champion
  • Ardisia pubivenula E.Walker
  • Ardisia pulchra Ridl.
  • Ardisia pulverulenta Mez
  • Ardisia purpureovillosa C.Y.Wu & C.Chen
  • Ardisia pusilla A.DC.
  • Ardisia quinquegona Blume
  • Ardisia ramondiiformis Pitard
  • Ardisia replicata E.Walker
  • Ardisia retroflexa E.Walker
  • Ardisia rufa Lund.
  • Ardisia scalarinervis E.Walker
  • Ardisia scheryi Lund.
  • Ardisia schlechteri Gilg.
  • Ardisia scortechinii King & Gamble
  • Ardisia shweliensis W.W.Smith
  • Ardisia sieboldii Miq.
  • Ardisia sinoaustralis C.Chen
  • Ardisia solanacea Roxb.
  • Ardisia sonchifolia Mez
  • Ardisia squamulosa Presl
  • Ardisia standleyana P.H.Allen
  • Ardisia subsessilifolia Lund.
  • Ardisia thyrsiflora D.Don
  • Ardisia urbanii Stearn
  • Ardisia verbascifolia Mez
  • Ardisia villosa Roxb.
  • Ardisia violacea (T.Suzuki) W.Z.Fang & K.Yao
  • Ardisia virens Kurz
  • Ardisia waitakii C.M.Hu
  • Ardisia wallichii A.DC.
  • Ardisia websterii Pipoly
  • Ardisia zakii Pipoly
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