Received: 18 September 2021
Accepted: 4 March 2022
First Online: 14 March 2022
: No specific permits were required for the plant collection. The locations were not privately-owned or protected in any way. The <i>Akebia trifoliata</i> is not a protected plant in the List of Chinese Key Protected Wild Plants (ExternalRef removed), and our collection and experiment comply with the REGULATIONS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON WILD PLANTS PROTECTION.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.