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Taxon: Moringa peregrina (Forssk.) Fiori

 
Genus: Moringa
Family: Moringaceae
Nomen number: 456292
Place of publication: Agric. Colon. 4:59. 1911
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-2008 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:

  • bentree  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • wild drumsticktree  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • wispy-needle yasartree  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • arbre à noix de ben  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • ben blanc  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • moringa aptère  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • behenträd  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Bee plants:
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia (n.), Somalia, Sudan (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Jordan, Syria


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  3. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  4. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996-. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  7. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  8. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Moringa peregrina (Forssk.) Fiori :

  • 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=456292. Accessed 15 July 2019.