Pyracantha koidzumii

Family:ROSACEAE
Species:Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
Common Name:Formosan Firethorn
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:PYKO
Plant Notes:Formosan Firethorn is an introduced shrub in the Rose family (Rosaceae). It is commonly cultivated and escapes to fence rows, old pastures, the edges of granite outcrops, and around cedar glades. Formosan Firethorn is one of three species of Pyracantha that have escapes in Alabama. For a key to all species see: Nesom, G.L. 2010. Pyracantha (Rosaceae) naturalized in Texas and the southeastern United States. Phytoneuron 2010-2: 1-6. (8 January) (http://phytoneuron.net/PhytoN-Pyracantha.pdf ). Formosan Firethorn is a large evergreen shrub with large thorns. Small white five-petaled flowers are produced in umbels in the spring. They are followed by orange, red, or yellow fruit. The fruit is a pome—similar to an apple. The fruit are consumed by birds and small mammals which disperse the seed. --A. Diamond
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyROSACEAE - Rose family
Genus Pyracantha
Species Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder - Formosan Firethorn

Citation

Citation PYRACANTHA KOIDZUMII (Hayata) Rehder, J. Arnold Arbor. 1: 261. 1920.
Basionym: Cotoneaster koidzumii Hayata 1911.
Type: TAIWAN

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cotoneaster formosana Cotoneaster formosana Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 101. 1911. TAIWAN
Cotoneaster koidzumii Cotoneaster koidzumii Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 101. 1911. TAIWAN
Cotoneaster taitoensis Cotoneaster taitoensis Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 102. 1911. TAIWAN
Pyracantha koidzumii var. taitoensis Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder, var. taitoensis (Hayata) Masamune, Rep. (Annual) Taihoku Bot. Gard. 3: 124. 1932.Cotoneaster taitoensis Hayata 1911. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Houston, Macon, Marengo, Montgomery, Pike, Shelby

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, TROY, UNA, UWAL, UWFP

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2002 - 2008

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0013846 Montgomery 21 Dec 2012 Diamond, Alvin R.
23603
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000008457 Dale 20 Apr 2000 Tiffany Pennington
550
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0013510 Bullock 02 Nov 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1461
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000042929 Dallas 14 May 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26356
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000044739 Autauga 24 Jan 2017 Matthew R. Parker
339
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000037953 Houston 27 Jan 2013 Alvin R. Diamond
23694
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0003835 Bibb 30 Jan 2009 England, J. Kevin
1573
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000022757 Marengo 04 Sep 2008 J. Kevin England
1018
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000036293 Bullock 02 Nov 2012 Bailee Dykes
1461
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000036601 Montgomery 21 Dec 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23603
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0046756 Autauga 24 Jan 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
339
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0047315 Autauga 02 Nov 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1453
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UNA00069348 Marengo 04 Sep 2008 Kevin England
1018
UNA
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
TROY000008456 Crenshaw 04 Jan 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14280
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0015189 Houston 27 Jan 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
23694
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000022836 Bibb 30 Jan 2009 J. Kevin England
1573
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000034976 Macon 17 May 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23047
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000033893 Montgomery 23 Oct 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22653
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000032997 Butler 10 Jun 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22233
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
TROY000008458 Pike 07 Nov 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13727
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0010762 Macon 17 May 2012 Diamond, Alvin R.
23047
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Reher
UWAL0013133 Houston 27 Jan 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
23694
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWFP016026 Baldwin 20 Jul 1990 James R. Burkhalter
12117
UWFP
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0004972 Butler 10 Jun 2011 Diamond, A.R.
22233
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0037845 Blount 04 Feb 2017 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14746
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
UNA00059555 Pike 07 Nov 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13727
UNA
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
AUA000026930 Bibb 30 JAN 2009 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
1573
AUA
PYRACANTHA KOIDZUMII (HAYATA) REHD.
UWAL0010609 Montgomery 23 Oct 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
22653
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0003837 Marengo 04 Sep 2008 England, J. Kevin
1018
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
TROY000022871 Shelby 27 Apr 2002 Daniel D. Spaulding
11229
TROY
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UWAL0030327 Dallas 14 May 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
26356
UWAL
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehder
UNA00062150 Crenshaw 04 Jan 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14280
UNA
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hayata) Rehd.
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