Taxon: Durio zibethinus L.

 
Genus: Durio
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Helicteroideae
      Tribe: Durioneae
Nomen number: 14755
Place of publication: Syst. veg. ed. 13:581. 1774
Comments:
  • • Linnaeus is author of the new names in Syst. veg. ed. 13
  • • Murray was simply editor, fide TL-2 3:110, 670. 1981
Name Verified on: 31-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 31 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Agroforestry 6:12. 1994; Pl Res SEAs 2:157. 1991)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, - Sumatra; Malaysia

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: New Guinea

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Foresta, H. de & G. Michon 1994. Agroforests in Sumatra where ecology meets economy Agroforest. Today 6(4):12.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. 1979-1982 (L Micrones)
  • Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:157.
  • Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan. 1989 (Trees Kalim)
  • Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Sulawesi. 1989 (Trees Sulaw)
  • Wyatt-Smith, J. 1953. Materials for a revision of Malayan Durio with notes on Bornean species Kew Bull. 8:530.
  • Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)

Check other web resources for Durio zibethinus 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image