Taxon: Euryale ferox Salisb.

 
Genus: Euryale
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 16447
Place of publication: Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 2:74. 1805
Name Verified on: 24-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: starch (fide Cornucopia)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Cornucopia)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Guangxi, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu; Korea, South; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam, - Bihar, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Rajasthan, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Korea

References:

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  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Deb, D. B. 1961. Dicotyledonous plants of Manipur territory Bull. Bot. Surv. India 3:316.
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kak, A. M. 1985. Aquatic and wetland vegetation of the north western Himalaya—XXI. Family Nymphaeaceae in the north western Himalaya J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 7:591-598.
  • Kak, A. M. 1990. Aquatic and wetland vegetation of the Kashmir Himalaya J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 14:10.
  • Keys, J. D. Chinese herbs: their botany, chemistry, and pharmacodynamics. 1976 (Chin Herbs)
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  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Kress, W. J. et al., eds. Revised checklist of the plants of Myanmar (Burma) (on-line resource). (L Myanmar Online)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:98.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. 1998 (Med Pl Korea)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Shetty, B. V. & V. Singh, eds. Flora of India. Series 2: Flora of Rajasthan. 1987- (F Rajasthan)
  • Singh, N. P. et al. Flora of Bihar: analysis. 2001 (F Bihar)
  • Singh, N. P. et al., eds. Flora of Manipur. 2000- (F Manipur)
  • Singh, N. P., eds. Flora of Jammu & Kashmir. 2002- (F Jammu Kashmir)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Euryale ferox Salisb. :

  • 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.

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