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Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa

Actinidia chinensis Planch. var. deliciosa (A. Chev.) A. Chev.

chinese gooseberry, green kiwi-fruit

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACCHD
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa
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GENUS: Actinidia
FAMILY CODE: ACTINI

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PERENNIAL: 1

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TREE: 0
CACTUS/SUCCULENT: 0
GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 0
FERN: 0
VINE: 1

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NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
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PINNATE: 0
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RADIAL (ACTINOMORPHIC): 0
BILATERAL (ZYGOMORPHIC): 0
MIXED (BOTH ACTINOMORPHIC and ZYGOMORPHIC): 0

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACCHD
USDA Common Name: Kiwi
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (AR)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Vine

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa
COMMON NAME: Green Kiwi-fruit, Chinese Gooseberry
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, Z]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Suburban woodlands; native of e. Asia.
COMMENTS: Reported as naturalized in nc. TN and AR (Serviss, Mason, & Bray 2012).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Actinidiaceae Hutchinson 1926 (Kiwi-fruit Family)
SUMMARY: A family of 3 genera and 340-360 species, trees, shrubs, and lianas, of tropical and warm temperate Asia.
REFERENCE: Li, Li, & Soejarto in Flora of China (2007)=Z; Serviss in FNA (in prep.); Dressler & Bayer in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Actinidia Lindley (Kiwi-fruit)
SUMMARY: A genus of 40-60 species, lianas, of e. and se. Asia. In addition to A. chinensis, various other species in the genus Actinidia are in limited or novelty cultivation in our area; some show potential to escape and naturalize.
REFERENCE: Serviss in FNA (in prep.); Dressler & Bayer in Kubitzki (2004).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
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