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Taxon: Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal

 
Genus: Monodora
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 24554
Place of publication: Monog. Anonac. 80. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • African-nutmeg  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • calabash-nutmeg  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • false nutmeg  (Source: Syst Bot M) - English
  • Jamaica-nutmeg  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • fausse noix de muscade  (Source: Syst Bot M) - French
  • muscade de calabash  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • muscadier faux  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Kalebassenmuskat  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • moscadero de Africa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • kalebassmuskot  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko), Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:119-120.
  3. Couvreur, T. L. P. 2009. Monograph of the syncarpous African genera Isolona and Monodora (Annonaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 87:117-121.
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal :

  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24554. Accessed 16 November 2018.