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Taxon: Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC.

Genus: Glycosmis
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Clauseneae
Nomen number: 17816
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:538. 1824
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/154494
Comment: non Glycosmis pentaphylla auct. pl. (= G. mauritiana (Lam.) Tanaka)
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • shan xiao ju  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for plant pest control in citrus; potential for plant pest control in citrus

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Yunnan (s.)]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam (n.w.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Sumatra] Malaysia (Malaya), Philippines


  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Brizicky, G. K. 1962. Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Zanthoxylum and Glycosmis (Rutaceae) J. Arnold Arbor. 43:90.
  3. Citrus Crop Germplasm Committee 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  6. Grosser, J. W. et al. 2000. Somatic hybridization in Citrus: an effective tool to facilitate variety improvement In Vitro Cell. Developmental Biol., Plant 36:434-449.
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  10. Mitra, R. L. & K. Subramanyam 1969. Glycosmis pentaphylla (Rutaceae) and related Indian taxa J. Arnold Arbor. 50:155.
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  12. Nicolson, D. H. & C. R. Suresh 1985. (804) Proposal to conserve 4087 Glycosmis against Panel (Rutaceae) (Taxon) 34:715-716.
  13. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  14. Shapiro, J. P. et al. 1997. Resistance of Citrus rootstocks and Glycosmis pentaphylla against larval Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in live root or diet-incorporation assays Florida Entomol. 80:471-477.
  15. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  16. Siebert, T. J. et al. 2015. Observations of graft compatbility between Citrus spp. and related Aurantioideae taxa Acta Hort. 1065:173-179.
  17. Stone, B. C. 1985. A conspectus of the genus Glycosmis Correa. Studies in Malesian Rutaceae III Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 137:15.
  18. Stone, B. C. & T. G. Hartley 1994. Supplement to the Rutaceae in Peninsular Malaysia Gard. Bull. Singapore 46:125.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=17816. Accessed 20 February 2019.