Eleutherococcus brachypus

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Eleutherococcus brachypus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Genus: Eleutherococcus
Species: E. brachypus
Binomial name
Eleutherococcus brachypus
(Harms) Nakai, Fl. Sylv. Kor. 16: 27. 1927

Acanthopanax brachypus

Eleutherococcus brachypus (Chinese: 短柄五加 duan bing wu jia) is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae. It is endemic to China, where it occurs in scrub fields and roadsides on mountain slopes in Gansu, Ningxia, and Shaanxi provinces.[2]

This plant contains acetylated stilbenoid glucosides.[3]


  1. ^ China Plant Specialist Group. 2004. Eleutherococcus brachypus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004. Downloaded on 16 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Eleutherococcus brachypus". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Hu, H. B., Zheng, X. D., Hu, H. S., & Li, Y. (2009). Acylated stilbene glucosides and further constituents from Acanthopanax brachypus. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 92(3), 546-554.