Forsythia koreana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Forsythia koreana
Forsythia koreana.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Forsythia
F. koreana
Binomial name
Forsythia koreana
(Rehder) Nakai
  • Forsythia koreana var. autumnalis Uyeki
  • Forsythia koreana f. autumnalis (Uyeki) Nakai
  • Forsythia koreana var. pilosa (U.C.La & Chae G.Chen) U.C.La
  • Forsythia pilosa U.C.La & Chae G.Chen
  • Forsythia viridissima var. koreana Rehder
  • Rangium koreanum (Rehder) Ohwi
  • Rangium koreanum var. autumnalis (Uyeki) Uyeki

Forsythia koreana, commonly called gaenari or Korean goldenbell tree,[2] is a species in the olive family, Oleaceae. It grows to about 3 m (9.8 ft). The leaves are oval in shape, have teeth, and are 3–12 cm (1.2–4.7 in) long. The front of the leaf is dark green and the back is dark blue, but both sides are hairless.[3]


  1. ^ "Forsythia koreana (Rehder) Nakai". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 6 June 2017 – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 471. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017 – via Korea Forest Service.
  3. ^ "[korean forsythia] (두산백과)". 개나리 [korean forsythia] (두산백과).