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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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, [Papua Barat] Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Sumatera] Philippines


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  6. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3069. Accessed 15 December 2019.