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Taxon: Parkia speciosa Hassk.

 
Genus: Parkia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 26781
Place of publication: Flora 25(2, Beibl.):55. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Human food: vegetable (seeds or sprouts fide PrEcFr; Pl Res SEAs 8:222. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. 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=Parkia+speciosa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Fortune Hopkins, H. C. 1994. The Indo-Pacific species of Parkia (Leguminosae : Mimosoideae). Kew Bull. 49:190.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:222.
  7. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  8. Whitmore, T. C., ed. 1972-. Tree flora of Malaya.
  9. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu. 1995. The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia

Check other web resources for Parkia speciosa Hassk. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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:

  • 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=26781. Accessed 20 August 2019.