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Taxon: Bombax ceiba L.

 
Genus: Bombax
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Nomen number: 105274
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:511. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Bombax
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F India; Wealth India RM; Chin Med Herb HK, as Gossampinus malabaricus; Atlas Chin Drugs, as Gossampinus malabaricus; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.), Northern Territory (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Dugand, A. 1943. Revalidación de Bombax ceiba L. como especie típica del género Bombax L. y descripción de Pseudobombax gen nov.. Caldasia 2:47-65.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. 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=Bombax+ceiba&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  16. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:74.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Robyns, A. 1961. Contribution a l'étude monographique du genre Bombax s.l. II. La typification de B. ceiba L.. Taxon 10:156-160.
  20. Robyns, A. 1963. Essai de monographie du genre Bombax s.l. (Bombacaceae). Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 33:88-99.
  21. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  22. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  23. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Bombax malabaricum

Check other web resources for Bombax ceiba L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105274. Accessed 21 November 2019.