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Taxon: Shorea robusta C. F. Gaertn.

 
Genus: Shorea
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Nomen number: 33870
Place of publication: Suppl. carp. 48, t. 186, fig. 1. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Invertebrate food: silkworms (for 'tasar' silkworms)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; wood
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Xizang Zizhiqu (s.e.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India


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. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1972. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. 9:313-322.
  3. 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=Shorea+robusta&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  5. Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. 1996-. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh.
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India. Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  14. Singh, N. P. et al., eds. 2000-. Flora of Manipur
  15. Singh, N. P., eds. 2002-. Flora of Jammu & Kashmir
  16. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: mentions
  17. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993-. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  18. Watson, J. F. 1868. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Shorea robusta C. F. Gaertn. :

  • 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.

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?33870. Accessed 21 September 2019.