Taxon: Abelmoschus angulosus Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 618
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 53. 1834
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in okra (fide Rheedea 25:21. 2015)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of okra (based on differences in chromosome number with okra fide Rheedea 25:20. 2015)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Gujarat, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu] Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java, Sumatra]


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:104-105.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  5. Patil, P. et al. 2015. A systematic review of the genus Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 25:14-30.
  6. Paul, T. K. & M. P. Nayar 1988. Malvaceae (Fasc F India) 19:68.
  7. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  8. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:57.
  9. Sivarajan, V. V. et al. 1994. On the taxonomy and infraspecific classification of Abelmoschus angulosus Wall. ex Wt. & Arn. (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 4:1-12.

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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?618. Accessed 21 April 2018.