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Taxon: Desmos chinensis Lour.

Genus: Desmos
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 13688
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 1:352. 1790
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • jia ying zhua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Guizhou (s.), Yunnan (s.e.), Guangdong, Hainan]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India [Assam, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim]
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Kerala]


  1. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  2. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  3. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Desmos chinensis Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=13688. Accessed 18 March 2019.