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Taxon: Curculigo orchioides Gaertn.

 
Genus: Curculigo
Family: Hypoxidaceae
Nomen number: 402561
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 1:63, t. 16, fig. 11. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):207. 1999; Chin Herbs, as C. ensifolia)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng (s.), Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (w.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.), Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  10. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  11. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):207.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Curculigo orchioides 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.
  • 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=402561. Accessed 22 July 2019.