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:
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:

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, Zhejiang, Fujian, Henan, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan]

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


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, Swaziland
    • 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.
  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. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  7. Nogueira, J. B. & R. D. Machado Glosario de plantas oleaginosas e ceriferas. II. Euforbiaceas. (L Pl OleaCer)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Radcliffe-Smith, A. 1973. Typification of Vernicia fordii (Euphorbiaceae) Kew Bull. 28:296.
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  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. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  15. Vossen, H. A. M. van der & B. E. Umali, eds. 2001. Vegetable oils and fats (Pl Res SEAs) 14:142-146.
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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.

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=320180. Accessed 21 June 2018.