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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:
Name Verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    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 [Jawa]


References:

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  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
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  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. 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=Alstonia+scholaris&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Forster, P. I. 1992. A taxonomic revision of Alstonia (Apocynaceae) in Australia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 5:751-752
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  15. Kiew, R. et al., eds. 2010-. Flora of peninsular Malaysia Note: Forest Research Institute Malaysia.
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  21. Royen, P. van et al. 1964-1970. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea.
  22. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  23. Sidiyasa, K. 1997. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and wood anatomy of Alstonia (Apocynaceae). Blumea suppl. 11:176-179.
  24. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  25. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):88-89.
  26. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
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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.
  • 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=2688. Accessed 15 December 2019.