Taxon: Shorea robusta C. F. Gaertn.

 
Genus: Shorea
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Nomen number: 33870
Place of publication: Suppl. carp. 48, t. 186, fig. 1. 1805
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Feb-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Invertebrate food: silkworms (for 'tasar' silkworms fide Wealth India RM 9:321. 1972)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide Wealth India RM 9:320. 1972)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Wealth India RM 9:319-320. 1972)
  • Materials: wood (fide Wealth India RM 9:317-319. 1972)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Xizang
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Arunachal Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Haryana, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Madhya Pradesh, - Manipur, - Orissa, - Sikkim, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1972. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM) 9:313-322.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh. 1996- (F Arun Prad)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
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  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Singh, N. P. et al., eds. Flora of Manipur. 2000- (F Manipur)
  • Singh, N. P., eds. Flora of Jammu & Kashmir. 2002- (F Jammu Kashmir)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Watson, J. F. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products. 1868 (Names Watson)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Shorea robusta C. F. Gaertn. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.