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Taxon: Grewia asiatica L.

 
Genus: Grewia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Nomen number: 18013
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:122; Syst. nat. ed. 12, 2:602. 1767
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [probable superfluous name that requires conservation]
  • • clearly a superfluous name for Microcos lateriflora L. (1753) in Syst. nat. ed. 12, although not in the simultaneously published Mant. pl.
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base; fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India [Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Bibliograf, S. A., eds. 1964. Vox modern college Spanish & English dictionary.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. 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=Grewia+asiatica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: cult.
  8. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press. Note: = Grewia subinaequalis
  9. Jarvis, C. 2007. Order out of chaos: Linnean plant names and their types Note: indicates that the name is likely superfluous
  10. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: cultivated
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: cultivated
  15. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:184.

Check other web resources for Grewia asiatica L. :

  • 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=18013. Accessed 15 December 2019.