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Taxon: Strychnos nux-vomica L.

 
Genus: Strychnos
Family: Loganiaceae
Nomen number: 35851
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:189. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads; wood
  • Medicines: source of strychnine; source of strychnine; source of strychnine
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia (Malaya)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:164.
  8. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):472.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_137.html target='_blank'
  11. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1962. Flora malesiana. 6:349.
  12. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  14. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Strychnos nux-vomica L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?35851. Accessed 18 July 2019.