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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.
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. Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the Borage family 198.
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  8. Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967-. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  10. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Rapisarda, A. et al. 1997. Micromorphological study on leaves of some Cordia (Boraginaceae) species used in traditional medicine. Econ. Bot. 51:385-391.
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  15. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  17. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11489. Accessed 13 October 2019.