Taxon: Gmelina arborea Roxb.

 
Genus: Gmelina
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Viticoideae
Nomen number: 17827
Place of publication: Hort. bengal. 46. 1814
Comment: for verified protologue publication, see Philipp. J. Sci. 7:411-419. 1912
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Dec-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Ceylon)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide F Ceylon)
  • Materials: fiber (pulp for the manufacture of paper fide F Ceylon)
  • Materials: wood (fide Plant Trees)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Orissa, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Sikkim, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: India - Andaman and Nicobar; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia - Sabah, - Selangor; Philippines

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. 1996 (Plantation Trees)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Robinson, C. B. 1912. Roxburgh's Hortus Bengalensis Philipp. J. Sci., C. 7:414.
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):220.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Gmelina arborea Roxb. :

  • 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.