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Taxon: Morus nigra L.

 
Genus: Morus
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Moreae
Nomen number: 24619
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:986. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 33 (9 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit; fruit; fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.), Pakistan

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)


    Other (probably native in s.w. Asia)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Morus_nigra/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Morus+nigra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  13. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  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. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  23. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  24. Whittemore, A. T. 2006. Notes on southwestern Moraceae. Sida 22:769-775.
  25. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Morus nigra L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Morus nigra 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=24619. Accessed 20 September 2019.