Taxon: Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz

 
Genus: Barringtonia
Family: Lecythidaceae
  Subfamily: Planchonioideae
Nomen number: 6512
Place of publication: Prelim. rep. forest Pegu., app. A:lxv, app. B:65. 1875
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Oct-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish (fide F Viti)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania - Zanzibar
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    • North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Marshall Islands; Micronesia
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Society Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Middle Atlantic Ocean: St. Helena
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British) - Virgin Gorda; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Payens, J. P. D. W. 1967. A monograph of the genus Barringtonia (Lecythidaceae) (Blumea) 15:184-188.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • The Missouri Botanical Garden with others A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource). (L Madagascar Online)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image