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Taxon: Gnetum gnemon L.

 
Genus: Gnetum
Family: Gnetaceae
Nomen number: 17841
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:125. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; seeds (seeds used to make flour for melinjo crackers fide PrEcFr) vegetable
  • Materials: fiber (for fishing lines and nets)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (w.), Xizang Zizhiqu (s.e.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.)
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa, Sumatera]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  3. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Gnetum-gnetum.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  4. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  7. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:182-184.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  9. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu. 1995. The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia

Check other web resources for Gnetum gnemon L. :

  • 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=17841. Accessed 22 November 2019.