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Taxon: Punica granatum L.

 
Genus: Punica
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 30372
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:472. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358491
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 499 (283 active, 268 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

    Uncertain

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia


References:

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  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. Batra, L. R. Names of Japanese plants sorted by their Japanese names in Romanized Katakana and scientific nomenclature. 1995 (Names Batra)
  4. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. (F Iberica)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Hasnaoui, N. et al. 2012. Molecular genetic diversity of Punica granatum L. (pomegranate) as revealed by microsatellite DNA markers (SSR) (Gene) 493:105-112.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Jalikop, S. H. 2010. Pomegranate breeding Fruit Veg. Cereal Sci. Biotechnol. 4(Special Issue 2):26-34.
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  23. Narzary, D. et al. 2009. Genetic diversity in inter-simple sequence repeat profiles across natural populations of Indian pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) Pl. Biol. 12:806-813.
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  26. Norouzi, M. et al. 2012. Chloroplast microsatellite diversity and population genetic structure of Iranian pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) genotypes Sci. Hort. 137:114-120.
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Check other web resources for Punica granatum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=30372. Accessed 19 November 2018.