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Taxon: Operculina turpethum (L.) Silva Manso

 
Genus: Operculina
Family: Convolvulaceae
Nomen number: 25779
Place of publication: Enum. subst. braz. 16. 1836 "turpetum"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jun-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi (w.), Yunnan (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan (possibly), Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet Flora of Micronesia, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. (F Micrones)
  8. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  9. Fosberg, F. R.& M.-H. Sachet 1977. Flora of Micronesia, 3. Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 36:29.
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  12. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  13. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  14. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  15. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  16. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Shah, G. L. & R. G. Bhat 1978. Nomenclatural notes on some Bombay plants - V J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 74:567.
  23. Simões, A. R. & G. Staples 2017. Dissolution of Convolvulaceae tribe Merremieae and a new classification of the constituent genera Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 183:580.
  24. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  25. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  26. Staples, G. W. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  27. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  28. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Operculina turpethum (L.) Silva Manso :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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=25779. Accessed 14 November 2018.