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Useful Temperate Plants

Stauntonia yaoshanensis

F.N.Wei & S.L.Mo

Lardizabalaceae

+ Synonyms

Stauntonia brachyanthera minor Diels ex Y.C.Wu

Stauntonia brachybotrya T.C.Chen

Stauntonia hexaphylla intermedia Y.C.Wu

Stauntonia hexaphylla urophylla Hand.-Mazz.

Stauntonia obovatifoliola intermedia (Y.C.Wu) T.C.Chen

Stauntonia obovatifoliola urophylla (Hand.-Mazz.) H.N.Qin

Common Name:

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General Information

Stauntonia yaoshanensis is a vigorous, evergreen climbing shrub with woody stems that can grow up to 30 metres long, twining into the surrounding vegetation for support[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The plant is often used in traditional medicine, being commonly harvested from the wild[
1703
Title
Simultaneous quantitative analysis of nine triterpenoid saponins for the quality control of Stauntonia obovatifoliol
Publication
J. Sep. Sci. 2014, 37, 3632-3640
Author
Xuran Lu; Feng Qiu; Xueqiang Pan; Jing Li; Manyuan Wang & Mu
Website
http://10.1002/jssc.201400771
Publisher
 
Year
2014
ISBN
 
Description
 
]

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
1691
Title
An Overview of Lardizabalaceae
Publication
Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 2012 vol. 29 (3): pp. 235-276
Author
Christenhusz M.J.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

E. Asia - southern and eastern China

Habitat

Forests by streams; at elevations from 500 - 900 metres[
1691
Title
An Overview of Lardizabalaceae
Publication
Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 2012 vol. 29 (3): pp. 235-276
Author
Christenhusz M.J.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. Open forest on mountain slopes[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Climber
Height25.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Stauntonia yaoshanensis is native to the warm temperate and subtropical regions of China and should be moderately cold hardy. It is unlikely to withstand prolonged periods below around -5°c, though it might tolerate short periods down to around -10 to -15°c[
K
Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
].
Requires a well-drained moisture retentive soil in a sheltered position[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
]. Succeeds in acid or alkaline soils, in full sun or in semi-shade[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
]. It grows best if its roots are in a shady position and the top is allowed to grow into the sun[
K
Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
].

Edible Uses

We have no specific information on edibility[
K
Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
], but the fruits of all species in this genus are said to be edible with a pulp that can range from sweet and tasty to bland or insipid[
1691
Title
An Overview of Lardizabalaceae
Publication
Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 2012 vol. 29 (3): pp. 235-276
Author
Christenhusz M.J.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. The oblong to ellipsoid fruit is around 14cm long and 4 - 5cm wide, containing numerous seeds surrounded by a layer of pulp[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
1691
Title
An Overview of Lardizabalaceae
Publication
Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 2012 vol. 29 (3): pp. 235-276
Author
Christenhusz M.J.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Medicinal

The stems are often used for the treatment of rheumatic arthralgia, headache, visceral pain, neuralgia, heat strangury, hernia pain, and trauma pain[
1703
Title
Simultaneous quantitative analysis of nine triterpenoid saponins for the quality control of Stauntonia obovatifoliol
Publication
J. Sep. Sci. 2014, 37, 3632-3640
Author
Xuran Lu; Feng Qiu; Xueqiang Pan; Jing Li; Manyuan Wang & Mu
Website
http://10.1002/jssc.201400771
Publisher
 
Year
2014
ISBN
 
Description
 
]

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse. The seed can take 18 months to germinate. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots once they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer and consider giving them some protection from the cold for their first winter or two outdoors[
K
Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
].
Cuttings.
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