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Taxon: Cordia myxa L.

 
Genus: Cordia
Family: Cordiaceae
Nomen number: 11489
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:190. 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 Cordia
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (pickled fide F Iraq; F TE Afr)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr; F Pak)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (s.?)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in paleotropics)

    Other (possibly nowhere truly native)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 198.
  3. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  9. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rapisarda, A. et al. 1997. Micromorphological study on leaves of some Cordia (Boraginaceae) species used in traditional medicine Econ. Bot. 51:385-391.
  15. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  16. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Cordia myxa L. :

  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=11489. Accessed 17 November 2018.