Taxon: Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br.

 
Genus: Alstonia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Alstonieae
Nomen number: 2688
Place of publication: Asclepiadeae 65. 1810 (Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1:75. 1811)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Feb-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Materials: fiber (for making paper fide F Males)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 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. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Forster, P. I. 1992. A taxonomic revision of Alstonia (Apocynaceae) in Australia Austral. Syst. Bot. 5:751-752
  8. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  11. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  15. Kiew, R. et al., eds. Flora of peninsular Malaysia. 2010- (F Penins Malaya)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  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. Royen, P. van et al. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea. (Trees New Guinea)
  22. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  23. Sidiyasa, K. 1997. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and wood anatomy of Alstonia (Apocynaceae) (Blumea) suppl. 11:176-179.
  24. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  25. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):88-89.
  26. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

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=2688. Accessed 22 May 2018.