Actinidia chinensis Planchon var. deliciosa (A. Chevalier) A. Chevalier. Hab: Suburban woodlands, floodplains. Dist: Native of e. Asia. Reported as naturalized in nc. TN and AR (Serviss, Mason, & Bray 2012) and in sw. OH in Hamilton County (Tepe & Conover 2019), but becoming more commonly and widely naturalized.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Syn: = Li, Li, & Soejarto in Flora of China (2007); = Actinidia deliciosa – K4; < Actinidia chinensis – K3