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Taxon: Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don

 
Genus: Alstonia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Alstonieae
Nomen number: 2687
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 4:87. 1837 (Wallich, Num. list no. 1648. 1829, nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Moluccas, Sumatra (n.)] Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong (s.), Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  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. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  6. Kiew, R. et al., eds. Flora of peninsular Malaysia. 2010- (F Penins Malaya)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  9. Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Sidiyasa, K. 1997. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and wood anatomy of Alstonia (Apocynaceae) (Blumea) suppl. 11:149-153.
  12. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  13. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):88.
  14. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  15. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(2):66-67.
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1997. Contributions to the Flora of the Hawai`i. VI Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 48:51-65.
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=2687. Accessed 23 October 2018.