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Taxon: Gmelina arborea Roxb.

 
Genus: Gmelina
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Viticoideae
Nomen number: 17827
Place of publication: Hort. bengal. 46. 1814
Link to protologue:
Comment: for verified protologue publication, see Philipp. J. Sci. 7:411-419. 1912
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Manipur, Sikkim, Rajasthan] Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Andaman Islands)] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, [Sabah, Selangor] Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. 1990. Useful plants of Ghana Intermediate Technology Publications & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Gmelina+arborea&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. Note: mentions
  10. National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production
  11. Robinson, C. B. 1912. Roxburgh's Hortus Bengalensis. Philipp. J. Sci., C. 7:414.
  12. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):220.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  14. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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.
  • 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=17827. Accessed 12 November 2019.