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Taxon: Cerbera manghas L.

 
Genus: Cerbera
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Plumerieae
Nomen number: 102193
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:208. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: charcoal
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania [Pemba]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng (s.), Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (s.), Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arnold, H. L. 1968. Poisonous plants of Hawaii. Note: = Tanghinia venenifera
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967-. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1936-. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores.
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  13. Leeuwenberg, A. J. M. 1999. Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLVII. The genus Cerbera L.. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-3:21.
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  16. Royen, P. van et al. 1964-1970. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea.
  17. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  18. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(2):154.
  19. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cerbera manghas L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102193. Accessed 4 June 2020.