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Taxon: Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees) Will. Watson

 
Genus: Cymbopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 12804
Place of publication: E. T. Atkinson, Gaz. N.-W. Prov. India 10:392. 1882
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature (by K. Gandhi, pers. comm.)
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jul-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Ency CNatIn; Pl Res SEAs 19:99. 1999)
  • Materials: lipids (for perfuming soaps fide Dict Econ Pl; CultTropS)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Karnataka] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bellenot, D. 2009. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1950. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 2:414-416.
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Nath, S. C. et al. 2002. Comparison of volatile inflorescence oils and taxonomy of certain Cymbopogon taxa described as Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) Wats. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 30:151-162.
  12. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:99-102.
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  18. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  19. Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair Flora of Kerala - grasses. (Grass Kerala)
  20. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl) 167.

Check other web resources for Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees) Will. Watson :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

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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=12804. Accessed 21 October 2018.