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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.
Accessions: 513 (325 active, 186 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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 [Baja California (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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Simmondsia+chinensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. 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.
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Rebman, J. P. 1995. Simmondsiaceae. Jojoba family. J. Arizona-Nevada Acad. Sci. 29:63-65.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts
  17. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  18. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_13.html target='_blank'
  19. Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
  20. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  21. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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 17 August 2019.