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Taxon: Saraca indica L.

 
Genus: Saraca
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 33115
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:98. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Jan-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (planted around Buddhists temples, sacred tree fide Trop Leg)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Ayurveda Ency)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Sumatra] Malaysia (Malaya)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):179.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  6. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  7. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  8. Whitmore, T. C., ed. Tree flora of Malaya. (Trees Malaya)
  9. Zuijdherhoudt, G. F. P. 1967. A revision of the genus Saraca L. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) (Blumea) 15:423.

Check other web resources for Saraca indica L. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=33115. Accessed 13 December 2018.