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Taxon: Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.

 
Genus: Antidesma
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Subfamily: Antidesmatoideae
Tribe: Antidesmateae
Subtribe: Antidesmatinae
Nomen number: 3639
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 1:826. 1824 ("1825")
Link to protologue:
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun in apposition and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Human food: fruit (bitter to some but sweet to others fide Pl Book); vegetable
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi, Xizang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Kerala, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh (s.), West Bengal] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar (Andaman Islands)] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Borneo, Brunei, Christmas Island, Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas] Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas] Philippines, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.e.?)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia [Society Islands]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:209.
  3. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. The Euphorbiaceae of New Guinea Kew Bull. add. ser., 8:211.
  4. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  5. Coode, M. J. E. et al., eds. A checklist of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Brunei Darussalam. 1996 (L Brunei)
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  11. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  14. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  15. Hoffmann, P. Antidesma in Malesia and Thailand. 2005 (Gen Antidesma Males)
  16. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  17. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  19. Mabberley, D. J. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 2008 (Mabberleys Pl Book) 53.
  20. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  23. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  24. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:78.
  25. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

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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?3639. Accessed 21 November 2018.