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Taxon: Chrozophora tinctoria (L.) A. Juss. ex Spreng.

 
Genus: Chrozophora
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Chrozophoreae
Subtribe: Chrozophorinae
Nomen number: 400209
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:850. 1826 (A. Jussieu, Euphorb. gen. 28, 110, t. 7. 1824, nom. inval.; Rafinesque, Chlor. aetn. 4. 1813, nom. inval.)
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Comment: Rafinesque's combination cannot be valid, since the generic name was not validly published until 1824 (Melbourne ICN Art. 35.1); Jussieu did not validly publish this name either (Melbourne ICN Art. 35.2)
Name Verified on: 10-Sep-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-May-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: coloring; coloring

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Yemen [Socotra]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Jammu and Kashmir] Pakistan (w.)

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Malta
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1968. Flora europaea. (F Eur) 2:211.

Check other web resources for Chrozophora tinctoria (L.) A. Juss. ex Spreng. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.

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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=400209. Accessed 14 November 2018.