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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:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (1 active, 1 available) 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) vegetable (flowers eated and used in making distilled liquor fide Wealth India RM 6:214. 1962)
  • Materials:
  • 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  4. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  8. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  11. Pennington, T. D. 1991. The genera of the Sapotaceae
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  14. Saldanha, C. J. 1985-. Flora of Karnataka.
  15. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

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.
  • 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

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=23083. Accessed 12 November 2019.