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Taxon: Kunzea pomifera F. Muell.

 
Genus: Kunzea
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Leptospermeae
Nomen number: 21272
Place of publication: Defin. Austral. pl. 44. 1855 Jun 28-Jul 12 (Trans. & Proc. Victorian Inst. Advancem. Sci. 1854-1855:124. 1855 Jun 7-Sep 14; Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 8:66. 1856)
Link to protologue: https://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.32044106365950?urlappend=%3Bseq=50
Comment: for date and place of publication see Seberg in Taxon 35:269. 1986
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Nov-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit (a tradtional fruit in Australia with potential as a crop for saline soils); potential as fruit (a tradtional fruit in Australia with potential as a crop for saline soils)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia (s.e.), Victoria (w.)]


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. Do, C. M. et al. 2018. Salinity tolerance of muntries (Kunzea pomifera F. Muell.), a native food crop in Australia (HortScience) 53:1562-1569.
  3. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  4. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. (F SAust)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Seberg, O. 1986. New information on Ferdinand J. H. Mueller's early taxonomic papers (1854-1856) (Taxon) 35:262-271.
  7. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)

Check other web resources for Kunzea pomifera F. Muell. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Kunzea pomifera 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.

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=21272. Accessed 17 January 2019.