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Taxon: Adenia venenata Forssk.

 
Genus: Adenia
Family: Passifloraceae
Subfamily: Passifloroideae
Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 446780
Place of publication: Fl. aegypt.-arab. 77. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Aug-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr; F TE Afr); folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr; F TE Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan (e.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria


References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  4. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  8. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Adenia venenata Forssk. :

  • 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=446780. Accessed 22 February 2019.