Taxon: Madhuca longifolia (L.) J. F. Macbr.

 
Genus: Madhuca
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 23083
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 53:17. 1918
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (flowers eated and used in making distilled liquor fide Wealth India RM 6:214. 1962)
  • Human food: vegetable (flowers eated and used in making distilled liquor fide Wealth India RM 6:214. 1962)
  • Materials: lipids (fide Wealth India RM 6:212. 1962)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (possibly)


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. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. 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)
  4. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  11. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Saldanha, C. J. Flora of Karnataka. (F Karnataka)
  14. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  15. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Madhuca longifolia (L.) J. F. Macbr. :

  • 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.

Images:

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

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=23083. Accessed 25 April 2018.