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Taxon: Anamirta cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Anamirta
Family: Menispermaceae
Subfamily: Chasmantheroideae
Tribe: Coscinieae
Nomen number: 3069
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 446. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of picrotoxin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra] Philippines


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  6. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(2):73-75.

Check other web resources for Anamirta cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3069. Accessed 20 October 2018.