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Taxon: Sterculia urens Roxb.

 
Genus: Sterculia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Nomen number: 101935
Place of publication: Pl. Coromandel 1:25, t. 24. 1795
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2015
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: gum/mucilage (source of karaya gum an emulsifier fide Ency CNatIn; Plant Trees)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh. (F Arun Prad)
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  9. Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. (Plantation Trees)
  10. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  11. Newman, M. et al. A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR. 2007 (L Lao PDR)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  15. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  16. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  17. Singh, N. P. et al., eds. Flora of Maharashtra state. (F Maharashtra)
  18. Singh, N. P. et al., eds. Flora of Mizoram. 2002- (F Mizoram)
  19. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  20. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)

Check other web resources for Sterculia urens Roxb. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=101935. Accessed 14 December 2018.