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Taxon: Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz

 
Genus: Hiptage
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 19180
Place of publication: J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 43:136. 1874
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (Broward Co.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


    Other (exact native range obscure owing to extensive cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, W. R. & C. Anderson. 2011. Review of Malpighiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e-mail on 14 May.
  2. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  7. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:169.
  8. Press, J. R. et al. 2000-. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource)
  9. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  10. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  11. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  12. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  14. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=19180. Accessed 23 July 2019.