Taxon: Buchanania latifolia Roxb.

 
Genus: Buchanania
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 8064
Place of publication: Fl. ind. 2:385. 1824
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:321. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hainan, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:321.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Buchanania latifolia Roxb. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image