Taxon: Vernicia cordata (Thunb.) Airy Shaw

 
Genus: Vernicia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Aleuritideae
Subtribe: Aleuritinae
Nomen number: 320179
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 20:394. 1966
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Jan-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Japanese tung-oil-tree  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • Japanese wood-oil-tree  (Source: F TE Afr) - English
  • japanischer Tungölbaum  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • abura-giri  (Source: Blumea) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: lipids ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  4. Nogueira, J. B. & R. D. Machado Glosario de plantas oleaginosas e ceriferas. II. Euforbiaceas. (L Pl OleaCer)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Stuppy, W. et al. 1999. Revision of the genera Aleurites, Reutealis and Vernicia (Euphorbiaceae) (Blumea) 44:90-91.
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  8. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Vernicia cordata (Thunb.) Airy Shaw :

  • 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.

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=320179. Accessed 26 April 2018.