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Taxon: Coix lacryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen (Rom. Caill.) Stapf

 
Genus: Coix
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Coicinae
Nomen number: 11130
Place of publication: J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 7:100. 1896
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 63 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh]
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Coix chinensis Tod.
  3. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 10:85.
  4. Holttum, R. E. et al. 1953-1971. A revised flora of Malaya.
  5. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:91. Note: = Coix lacryma-jobi var. frumentacea
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Coix lacryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen (Rom. Caill.) Stapf :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=11130. Accessed 22 November 2019.