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Ampelopsis glandulosa (Wall.) Momiy.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Ampelopsis Michx. (ノブドウ)

A. aconitifolia Bunge (オフクカズラ), originally in China
A. cantoniensis (Hook. et Arn.) Planch. (ウドカズラ, s.l.), south to Kii Peninsula

var. leeoides (Maxim.) F. Y. Lu (ウドカズラ)

A. chaffanjonii (H. Lev. et Vaniot) Rehder (アツバウドカズラ)
A. glandulosa (Wall.) Momiy. (ノブドウ, s.l.)
A. humulifolia Bunge (アツバノブドウ), originally in China
A. japonica (Thunb.) Makino (カガミグサ), originally in China and Korea

Ampelopsis glandulosa in Hokkaido

A. glandulosa (Wall.) Momiy.
Chromosome number: 2n = 40
var. glandulosa (ケノブドウ), the type
var. hancei (Planch.) Momiy. (テリハノブドウ)
var. heterophylla (Thunb.) Momiy. (Nobudou, ノブドウ, 野葡萄), porcelain-berry
Lifeform: deciduous woody vine
Distribution: East Asia, including Japan
Habitat: grassland - thicket - forest edge

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Fruit: not-so-great taste (confirmed by myself at Ishikari Coast)

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. var. heterophylla (Thunb.) H. Hara, Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv., Ampelopsis heterophylla (Thunb.) Siebold et Zucc., Ampelopsis heterophylla (Thunb.) Siebold et Zucc. var. brevipedunculata (Maxim.) C. L. Li
f. citrulloides (Lebas) Momiy. (キレハノブドウ)

⇔ cp. Vitis coignetiae (ヤマブドウ)

var. heterophylla

[1] at Zenibako Coast (銭函海岸), Otaru City, on August 31 2011. [2] at an openland along Ishikari Coast, where a wind power will be established, on September 3 2015. [3] near the Nishiyama Craters of Mount Usu on September 18 2013. [4] at Denshinhama Coast, Muroran City, on September 8 2014. [5] at the forecourt of Usujiri Fisheries Station of Hokkaido University, southern Hokkaido, on August 5 2015. [6] at the backyard of the Mimatsu Masao Memorial Hall on the foot of Mount Usu on July 24 2017. Record: along a promenade near the former confectionery plant in the Nishiyama Craters of Mount Usu on August 17 2018. [7] along a paved road in front of the Toya Lake Experimental Station of Hokkaido University on September 4 2018. [8] near Akebono 1-chome Park in Tachikawa City, Tokyo, on November 17 2018. [9] in the forecourt of Usujiri Fisheries Station on September 9 2020. Records: at Usujiri Station on July 24 2021.

f. citrulloides

[1/2] in Nagasaki Park (formerly Suwa Park), northwestern Kyushu, on April 16 2017.