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Taxon: Illicium verum Hook. f.

 
Genus: Illicium
Family: Schisandraceae
Subfamily: Illicioideae
Nomen number: 19801
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 114: t. 7005. 1888
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fruits are source of a spice)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: source of shikimic acid (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng (s.), Guangdong Sheng (w.), Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng (s.e.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


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. Anjaria, J. V. 1989. Herbal Drugs: Potential for industry and cash. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry. New crops for food and industry 89.
  3. Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Note: translation of German edition by M. Wichtl, ed.
  4. Chen Fenghwai & Wu Telin. 1991-. Flora of Guangdong.
  5. Conrad, L. R. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  6. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  10. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  11. Guangxi Institute of Botany. 1991-. Flora of Guangxi.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. Note: mentions
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Illicium anisatum
  20. Small, E. 1996. Confusion of common names for toxic and edible "star anise" (Illicium) species. Econ. Bot. 50:337-339.

Check other web resources for Illicium verum Hook. f. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Illicium verum cultivars
  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=19801. Accessed 21 August 2019.