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Taxon: Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw

 
Genus: Vernicia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Aleuritideae
Subtribe: Aleuritinae
Nomen number: 320180
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 20:394. 1966
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 44 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: lipids (source of tung oil with several applications fide Bot J Linn Soc 94:314. 1987, as Aleurites fordii)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Aleurites fordii; Lampe & McCann, as A. fordii; Econ Pl Aust, as Aleurites fordii)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1972. The Euphorbiaceae of Siam. Kew Bull. 26:350. Note: mentions
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  3. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Nogueira, J. B. & R. D. Machado. 1957. Glosario de plantas oleaginosas e ceriferas. II. Euforbiaceas. Note: = Aleurites fordii
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Radcliffe-Smith, A. 1973. Typification of Vernicia fordii (Euphorbiaceae). Kew Bull. 28:296.
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Schultes, R. E. 1987. Members of Euphorbiaceae in primitive and advanced societies. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 94:80.
  13. Stuppy, W. et al. 1999. Revision of the genera Aleurites, Reutealis and Vernicia (Euphorbiaceae). Blumea 44:91-92.
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  15. Vossen, H. A. M. van der & B. E. Umali, eds. 2001. Vegetable oils and fats. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 14:142-146.
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=320180. Accessed 18 February 2020.