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Taxon: Sauropus androgynus (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Sauropus
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Subfamily: Phyllanthoideae
Tribe: Phyllantheae
Nomen number: 33189
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Forest. Philipp. Islands 1:30. 1903
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:244-246. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo. Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:193.
  2. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. The Euphorbiaceae of New Guinea. Kew Bull. add. ser., 8:199-200.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Sauropus+androgynus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  8. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  9. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  10. Merrill, E. D. 1923. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 2:404.
  11. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:244-246.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Watson, J. F. 1868. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products

Check other web resources for Sauropus androgynus (L.) Merr. :

  • 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=33189. Accessed 20 August 2019.