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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. Last Changed: 28-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 63 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

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


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:85.
  4. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  5. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions (Grass Japan)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:91.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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 25 May 2019.