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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


References:

  1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  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. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  5. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  6. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  7. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?406462. Accessed 21 September 2019.