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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. Last Changed: 28-Jan-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  3. Girija, T. & Tabish Flowers of India (on-line resource). (Flow India)
  4. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  10. Natural Cosmetic Supplies 2010. Soap Nut, Ritta
  11. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  15. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33087. Accessed 13 December 2018.