Morus australis

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Morus australis
Morus australis var. inusitata - Kunming Botanical Garden - DSC03169.JPG
Plant specimen in the Kunming Botanical Garden, Kunming, Yunnan, China.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Morus
M. australis
Binomial name
Morus australis

Morus bombycis Koidz.

Morus australis, also called Korean mulberry[2] and Chinese mulberry[citation needed], is a flowering plant species in the genus Morus found in East and South-East Asia.

The larvae of the freak (Calinaga buddha) feed on M. australis.

The substance Australone A can be found in M. australis.[3]


  1. ^ Zhengyi Wu, Zhe-Kun Zhou & Michael G. Gilbert (2013). "Morus australis". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  2. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 544. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.
  3. ^ Ko, HH; Yu, SM; Ko, FN; Teng, CM; Lin, CN (1997). "Bioactive constituents of Morus australis and Broussonetia papyrifera". Journal of Natural Products. 60 (10): 1008–11. doi:10.1021/np970186o. PMID 9358644.

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