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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Sep-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 324 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol ()
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of jojoba (based on selection from wild plants fide Genet Res Crop Evol 57:774. 2010)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_13.html,)
  • Materials: lipids (for cosmetics)
  • Materials: wax ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    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 on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (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. 1996 (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. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (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. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (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.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105075. Accessed 19 June 2018.