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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. Last Changed: 17-Sep-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 (s.), Guangxi (s.), Hainan]
    • 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Arnold, H. L. Poisonous plants of Hawaii. (Poison Hawaii)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. (F NCaled)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  8. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Humbert, J.-H., ed. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores. (F Madag)
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F 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 Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  16. Royen, P. van et al. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea. (Trees New Guinea)
  17. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  18. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(2):154.
  19. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102193. Accessed 22 October 2018.