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Taxon: Antiaris toxicaria (Pers.) Lesch.

 
Genus: Antiaris
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Castilleae
Nomen number: 3636
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 16:478. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jun-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • sackingtree  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • upastree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • javanischer Giftbaum  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • Upasbaum  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • upas  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • jian xue feng hou  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire (n.e.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Kalimantan, Sumatra] Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Tonga


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  3. Arnold, H. L. Poisonous plants of Hawaii. (Poison Hawaii)
  4. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  5. Berg, C. C. 1989. Moraceae (F TE Afr) 10, 13-15.
  6. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  14. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):126-129.
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  17. World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF-SEA AgroForestry Tree database (on-line resource). (AgroForest Tree)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Antiaris toxicaria (Pers.) Lesch. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?3636. Accessed 19 December 2018.