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Taxon: Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk.

 
Genus: Rhodomyrtus
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 31664
Place of publication: Flora 25(2, Beibl.):35. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:276. 1991; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng] Hong Kong
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia


References:

  1. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  2. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  3. Hawaii Department of Agriculture. 1992. List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  5. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  6. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  7. Scott, A. J. 1978. A revision of Rhodomyrtus (Myrtaceae). Kew Bull. 33:313.
  8. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  9. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:276-277.
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  11. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

Check other web resources for Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31664. Accessed 22 September 2019.