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Taxon: Pometia pinnata J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

 
Genus: Pometia
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 102833
Place of publication: Char. gen. pl. 110, t. 55. 1776
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of publication see New Zealand J. Bot. 51:252-263. 2013
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Feb-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Pometia-tava.pdf,)
  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 5(1):357. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Thailand (s.), Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia


References:

  1. Fijian Longan (Pometia pinnata) (web document)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2. (F Taiwan ed2)
  5. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  6. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  7. Jacobs, M. 1962. Pometia (Sapindaceae), a study in variability (Reinwardtia) 6:120.
  8. Royen, P. van et al. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea. (Trees New Guinea)
  9. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  10. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  11. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):362.
  12. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  13. Thomson, L. A. J. & R. R. Thaman 2006. Pometia pinnata (tava) 1-17.
  14. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:230.
  15. Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan. (Trees Kalim)

Check other web resources for Pometia pinnata J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=102833. Accessed 15 November 2018.