Taxon: Pedalium murex L.

 
Genus: Pedalium
Family: Pedaliaceae
Nomen number: 431293
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1123. 1759
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Hooker, J. D. Flora of British India. 1872-1897 (F BritInd)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Pedalium murex L. :

  • 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.

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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?431293. Accessed 23 May 2018.