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Taxon: Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn.

 
Genus: Sapindus
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Sapindoideae
Nomen number: 33087
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 1:342, t. 70, fig. 3. 1788
Link to protologue:
Comment: specific epithet may be based on the Japanese common name
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (2 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: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Materials: chemicals (saponins used in cleansers fide http://www.naturalcosmeticsupplies.com/soap-nut.html,)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (e. & s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (c. & w.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage Note: lists as "mukorossii"
  3. Girija, T. & Tabish. Flowers of India (on-line resource).
  4. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  10. Natural Cosmetic Supplies. 2010. Soap Nut, Ritta. Note: re. chemical use
  11. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  15. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.

Check other web resources for Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn. :

  • 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=33087. Accessed 18 August 2019.