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Taxon: Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps

 
Genus: Combretum
Family: Combretaceae
Subfamily: Combretoideae
Tribe: Combreteae
Subtribe: Combretinae
Nomen number: 412158
Place of publication: Useful plants of the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies 277. 1998
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Quisqualis indica; Hortus 3, as Quisqualis indica)
  • Medicines: source of quisqualic acid (fide Import Medicinal Pl, as Quisqualis indica; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):423. 1999, as Quisqualis indica; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Quisqualis indica)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi (s.), Sichuan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. 2005. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 51:155.
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)

Check other web resources for Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=412158. Accessed 20 November 2018.