Taxon: Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa

 
Genus: Aegle
Family: Rutaceae
  Subfamily: Aurantioideae
      Tribe: Aurantieae
        Subtribe: Balsamocitrinae
Nomen number: 1560
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. 5:223. 1800
Name Verified on: 15-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 64 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (especially in India fide Bot Citrus 455. 1943)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology (fide In Vitro Cell Dev 36:435. 2000)
  • Materials: essential oils (fide Pl Book)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide Pl Book)
  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, - Bihar, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Tamil Nadu, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal, - Karnataka; Nepal
    • Indo-China: India - Andaman and Nicobar; Myanmar

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image