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Taxon: Cymbopogon martini (Roxb.) Will. Watson

 
Genus: Cymbopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 12809
Place of publication: E. T. Atkinson, Gaz. N.-W. Prov. India 10:392. 1882
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • for spelling see Shenzhen ICN Art. 41, Ex. 5 and Shenzhen ICN Rec. 60C.1
  • • authorship verified from original literature (by K. Gandhi, pers. comm.)
Name Verified on: 28-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils; essential oils; essential oils (used in perfumery, source of palmarosa oil)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh] Pakistan [Baluchistan, Punjab, Sind, North-West Frontier]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)


References:

  1. Anjaria, J. V. 1989. Herbal Drugs: Potential for industry and cash. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry. New crops for food and industry 90. Note: lists as "martinii"
  2. Bellenot, D. 2009. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  3. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. Note: lists as "martinii"
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  6. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1950. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. 2:416-418.
  7. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 2001. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. First supplementary series (raw materials). New Delhi 2:324-325.
  8. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  9. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1994. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 8:130. Note: mentions as introduced species; lists as "martinii"
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 32.4, Ex. 6.
  12. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: lists as "martinii"
  14. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia Note: lists as "martinii"
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  17. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 19:102-106.
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997-1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  21. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics Note: lists as "martinii"
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: lists as "martinii"
  23. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  24. Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair. 1991. Flora of Kerala - grasses.
  25. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 167.
  26. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993-. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cymbopogon martini (Roxb.) Will. Watson :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?12809. Accessed 17 September 2019.