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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. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
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 (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:183. 1991)
  • Materials: fiber (for fishing lines and nets)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan (w.), Xizang (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, [Java] Malaysia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java, Sumatra]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  3. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  4. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  7. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:182-184.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  9. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=17841. Accessed 15 November 2018.