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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.
Accessions: 499 (283 active, 136 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
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  8. 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=Punica+granatum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  10. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of 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.
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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. 2019. 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 September 2019.