Decaisnea fargesii

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Decaisnea fargesii
Decaisnea fargesii fruit2.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Genus: Decaisnea
D. fargesii
Binomial name
Decaisnea fargesii

Decaisnea paradoxa, or blue sausage fruit,[3] is a member of the family Lardizabalaceae, and is native to Nepal, Tibet and China.[2] It is deciduous shrub which grows to a height of 4 m.[3]

The species was first described in 1892 by the Adrien René Franchet.[1][2]

Both the online Flora of China[4] and Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)[5] do not consider this a separate species from Decaisnea insignis, but Plants of the World Online[2] does.


  1. ^ a b Franchet, A.R. (1892) Un Decaisnea de la Chine occidentale, Journal de Botanique (Morot) 6: 234.
  2. ^ a b c d Govaerts, R. et. al. (2019) Plants of the world online: Decaisnea fargesii. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Accessed 1 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Plants for a future: Decaisnea fargesii Franch. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  4. ^ Flora of China online: Decaisnea. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  5. ^ GBIF: Decaisnea fargesii. Retrieved 18 March 2019.