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Taxon: Dimocarpus longan Lour.

 
Genus: Dimocarpus
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 14131
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 1:233. 1790
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/653431
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 68 (28 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:146. 1991) fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:146. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Atlas Chin Drugs; Chin Herb Med; Chin Herbs)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Committee on Stabilization. 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names. Taxon 24:173.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  5. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  6. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  7. Leenhouts, P. W. 1971. A revision of Dimocarpus (Sapindaceae). Blumea 19:122.
  8. Lin, T. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity of Dimocarpus longan in China revealed by AFLP markers and partial rbcL gene sequences. Sci. Hort. 103:489-498.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource).
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  17. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  18. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:149. Note: two subspecies and four varieties
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Dimocarpus longan Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?14131. Accessed 23 October 2019.