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Taxon: Cinchona calisaya Wedd.

 
Genus: Cinchona
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Cinchoneae
Nomen number: 10557
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 3, 10:6. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (bitter for tonic water & alcoholic beverages)
  • Medicines: source of quinidine & quinine (fide Import Medicinal Pl, as C. ledgeriana; Pl Res SEAs, A:83. 1989, as C. officinalis; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):204. 1999, as C. officinalis; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  2. Andersson, L. 1998. A revision of the genus Cinchona (Rubiaceae-Cinchoneae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 80:51.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Fischer, L. K. et al. 2009. Tree invasion in managed tropical forests facilitates endemic species J. Biogeogr. 36:2251-2263.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  14. Maldonado, C. et al. 2017. Phylogeny predicts the quantity of antimalarial alkaloids within the iconic yellow Cinchona bark (Rubiaceae: Cinchona calisaya) Front. Plant Sci. 8:391.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):204.
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  20. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)

Check other web resources for Cinchona calisaya Wedd. :

  • 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=10557. Accessed 18 November 2018.