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Taxon: Lawsonia inermis L.

 
Genus: Lawsonia
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 21699
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:349. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Seychelles

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Niger

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure, probable origin s. Asia)

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. Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Note: translation of German edition by M. Wichtl, ed.
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  4. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon. 1994. Dye plants and dyeing The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Lawsonia+inermis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  12. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  16. Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  21. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  22. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Lawsonia inermis L. :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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?21699. Accessed 16 October 2019.