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Taxon: Terminalia elliptica Willd.

 
Genus: Terminalia
Family: Combretaceae
Subfamily: Combretoideae
Tribe: Combreteae
Subtribe: Terminaliinae
Nomen number: 410549
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):969. 1806, nom. rej.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • a rejected name (nom. rej., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) against the heterotypic synonym Pentaptera arjuna Roxb. ex DC., nom. cons.
  • • its type is believed to belong to Terminalia arjuna, not to the species elsewhere known as T. alata Roth, a name which should perhaps now be accepted
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Invertebrate food: silkworms (as Terminalia tomentosa)
  • Materials: wood (timber) wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


References:

  1. Applequist, W. L. 2016. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 67. Taxon 65:175. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Gangopadhyay, M. & T. Chakrabarty. 1992. On the status of Terminalia cuneata Roth (Combretaceae). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 16:601.
  3. Gangopadhyay, M. & T. Chakrabarty. 1997. The family Combretaceae of Indian Subcontinent. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 21:351.
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  5. Lemmens, R. H. M. J. et al., eds. 1995. Timber trees: minor commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(2):479-480.
  6. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2 Note: = Terminalia alata Roth
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Turner, I. M. 2014. (2324–2325) Proposals to conserve the name Pentaptera arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) against T. elliptica and T. cuneata and the name T. coriacea (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. against T. coriacea Spreng. (Combretaceae). Taxon 63:1135-1136. Note: the correct name for Terminalia arjuna unless conserved

Check other web resources for Terminalia elliptica Willd. :

  • 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=410549. Accessed 17 September 2019.