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Taxon: Holarrhena pubescens Wall. ex G. Don

 
Genus: Holarrhena
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Malouetieae
Nomen number: 102211
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 4:78. 1837
Link to protologue:
Comment: originally based on Echites pubescens Buch.-Ham. (non Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. 1818)
Name Verified on: 20-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):298. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F TE Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Limpopo]

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  2. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall.
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14 Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) G. Don
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  11. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:55. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  12. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):298.
  13. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972-1973. Trees of southern Africa. Note: lists as Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Schijff, H. P. van der. 1969. A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park.
  16. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  17. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  18. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  20. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Holarrhena pubescens Wall. ex G. Don :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102211. Accessed 6 April 2020.