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Taxon: Heritiera littoralis Aiton

 
Genus: Heritiera
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Nomen number: 312769
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 3:546. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Oct-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-1996
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood
  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania (coast)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique (coast)
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (coasts)

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (coasts)
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia (coasts), Myanmar (coasts), Thailand (coasts), Vietnam (coasts)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (e.), Western Australia (coast)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Tonga


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in Oceania)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  8. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  9. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):236-237.

Check other web resources for Heritiera littoralis Aiton :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312769. Accessed 16 November 2018.