Taxon: Pleiogynium timoriense (DC.) Leenh.

Genus: Pleiogynium
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Nomen number: 101775
Place of publication: Blumea 7:159. 1952
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Moluccas; Malaysia - Sabah; Philippines - Luzon
    • Papuasia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Tonga

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  • Royen, P. 1964. The alpine flora of New Guinea. 1979 (Alp F New Guinea) 4:352.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)


Check other web resources for Pleiogynium timoriense (DC.) Leenh. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.