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Actinidia chinensis (kiwi)

Synonyms: Actinidia chinensis f. jinggangshanensis; Actinidia chinensis f. rufopulpa; Actinidia chinensis var. jinggangshanensis; Actinidia chinensis var. rufopulpa; Actinidia multipetaloides

Wikipedia Abstract

Actinidia chinensis is a fruit tree and medicinal plant native to China. It is pollinated by bees.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Height [1]  25 feet (7.5 m)
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Dioecious
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Insects, Lepidoptera
Scent [1]  The flowers are sweetly scented.
Structure [1]  Vine
Usage [1]  Paper is made from the bark; If the bark is removed in one piece from near the root and placed in hot ashes, it becomes very hard and can be used as a tube for a pencil; The plant is said to have insecticidal properties (no more details);
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Predators

Amphipsalta zelandica (chorus cicada)[2]
Aonidiella aurantii (California red scale)[3]
Aspidiotus nerii (ivy scale)[3]
Chrysolophus pictus (Golden Pheasant)[4]
Cnephasia jactatana (Black-lyre Leafroller Moth)[5]
Ctenopseustis obliquana[2]
Diaspidiotus perniciosus (California scale)[6]
Hemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale)[6]
Hemiberlesia rapax (greedy scale)[6]
Lobesia aeolopa[5]
Martes flavigula (Yellow-throated Marten)[7]
Melogale moschata (Chinese Ferret-badger)[8]
Paguma larvata (Masked Palm Civet)[9]
Proeulia chrysopteris[5]

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Citations

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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
7Frugivory and seed dispersal by the yellow-throated marten, Martes flavigula, in a subtropical forest of China, You-Bing Zhou, Eleanor Slade, Chris Newman, Xiao-Ming Wang and Shu-Yi Zhang, Journal of Tropical Ecology (2008) 24:219–223
8Frugivory and seed dispersal by a small carnivore, the Chinese ferret-badger, Melogale moschata, in a fragmented subtropical forest of central China, You-Bing Zhou, Liang Zhang, Yayoi Kaneko, Chris Newman, Xiao-Ming Wang, Forest Ecology and Management 255 (2008) 1595–1603
9DIETARY SHIFTS IN RELATION TO FRUIT AVAILABILITY AMONG MASKED PALM CIVETS (PAGUMA LARVATA) IN CENTRAL CHINA, YOUBING ZHOU, JINSHUO ZHANG, ELEANOR SLADE, LIBIAO ZHANG, FRANCISCO PALOMARES, JIN CHEN, XIAOMING WANG, AND SHUYI ZHANG, Journal of Mammalogy, 89(2):435–447, 2008
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