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Taxon: Pilea melastomoides (Poir.) Wedd.

 
Genus: Pilea
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 405780
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 1:186. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • chang xu leng shui hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: potential as flavoring; potential as flavoring

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi (s.w.), Guizhou, Hainan, Xizang (s.e.), Yunnan (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:224.
  3. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pilea melastomoides (Poir.) Wedd. :

  • 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=405780. Accessed 22 February 2019.