Taxon: Cordia dichotoma G. Forst.

 
Genus: Cordia
Family: Boraginaceae
  Subfamily: Cordioideae
Nomen number: 11477
Place of publication: Fl. ins. austr. 18, no. 110. 1786
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Plantation Trees)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Xizang, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, - Celebes, - Java, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Moluccas, - Sumatra, - Irian Jaya; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia

  • Naturalized:

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Liu, H. Y. 1998. An enumeration of Taiwan Boraginaceae (Taiwania) 43:125.
  • Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. 1996 (Plantation Trees)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross Flora of south-eastern Queensland. 1983-1989 (F SE Queensl)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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