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Taxon: Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C. K. Schneid.

 
Genus: Simmondsia
Family: Simmondsiaceae
Nomen number: 105075
Place of publication: Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 2:141. 1907
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Sep-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-May-2019
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 513 (325 active, 186 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: lipids (for cosmetics); wax
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sonora, Baja California (Norte)]


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Ince, A. G. et al. 2010. A reliable gender diagnostic PCR assay for jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis (LInk) Schneider) Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 57:773-779.
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 (Ency CNatIn)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Rebman, J. P. 1995. Simmondsiaceae. Jojoba family J. Arizona-Nevada Acad. Sci. 29:63-65.
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  17. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts (Edible Nuts)
  18. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  19. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  20. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  21. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C. K. Schneid. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105075. Accessed 26 June 2019.