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Taxon: Mesua ferrea L.

 
Genus: Mesua
Family: Calophyllaceae
Nomen number: 24194
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:515. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


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. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1969. Kayea Wall. and Mesua L. (Guttiferae) (Reinwardtia) 7:425.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Maheshwari, J. K. 1964. Taxonomic studies on Indian Guttiferae. II. The genus Mesua Linn. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 5:336.
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  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. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  14. Smith, A. C. & S. P. Darwin 1974. Studies of Pacific Island plants: 28. The Guttiferae of the Fijian Region J. Arnold Arbor. 55:262.

Check other web resources for Mesua ferrea L. :

  • 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.

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=24194. Accessed 20 November 2018.