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Taxon: Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meisn.

 
Genus: Harpagophytum
Family: Pedaliaceae
Nomen number: 18252
Place of publication: Pl. vasc. gen. 2:298. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of harpagoside (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F Zamb); source of harpagoside (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F Zamb)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Free State, Northern Cape, Limpopo, North-West]


References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce (Herbs Commerce)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  6. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa (L SAfr)
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 (Ency CNatIn)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Stewart, K. M. & D. Cole 2005. The commercial harvest of devil's claw (Harpagophytum spp.) in southern Africa: the devil's in the details J. Ethnopharmacol. 100:225-236.

Check other web resources for Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meisn. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?18252. Accessed 16 June 2019.