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Taxon: Morinda citrifolia L.

 
Genus: Morinda
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Morindeae
Nomen number: 318237
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:176. 1753, nom. cons. prop.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [a pending conservation proposal, if adopted, will preserve its current usage]
  • • proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Western Australia (n.e.), Northern Territory (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname, Venezuela


    Other (exact native range obscure)

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. Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 64 (Taxon) 61:1112.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1962. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). (Wealth India RM ed2) 6:423-424.
  5. Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. (F Siam)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  12. Johansson, J. T. 1994. The genus Morinda (Morindeae, Rubioideae, Rubiaceae) in New Caledonia: taxonomy and phylogeny Opera Bot. 122:44.
  13. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  14. Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants (Pl Res SEAs) 3:94-96.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  17. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Razafimandimbison, S. G. & B. Bremer 2011. Nomenclatural changes and taxonomic notes in the tribe Morindae (Rubiaceae) (Adansonia) sér. 3, 33:308.
  21. Razafimandimbison, S. G. et al. 2011. (2015) Proposal to conserve the name Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) with a conserved type (Taxon) 60:607.
  22. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  23. Singh, A. K. et al. 2011. Revisiting the origin of the domestication of noni (Morinda citrifolia L.) Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 9:549-556.
  24. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  25. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:379.

Check other web resources for Morinda citrifolia L. :

  • 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:
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=318237. Accessed 17 December 2018.