Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari

 
Genus: Commiphora
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 406462
Place of publication: Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6:327. 1964
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Nov-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of guggulsterone (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2, as C. mukul; Wealth India RM 2:313. 1950, as C. mukul; Phytother Res 24:792. 2010); source of guggulsterone (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2, as C. mukul; Wealth India RM 2:313. 1950, as C. mukul; Phytother Res 24:792. 2010)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka] Pakistan [Sind]


References:

  1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  2. Desmarchelier, C. 2010. Neotropics and natural ingredients for pharmaceuticals: why isn?t South American biodiversity on the crest of the wave? Phytotherapy Res. 24:792.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  7. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)

Check other web resources for Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari :

  • 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?406462. Accessed 13 December 2018.