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Taxon: Abelmoschus ficulneus (L.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 620
Place of publication: R. Wight, Cat. ind. pl. 14. 1833 (R. Wight & G. A. W. Arnott, Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 53. 1834)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 47 (36 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Niger, Nigeria (n.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Western Australia (n.), Northern Territory]


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Bates, D. M. 1968. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae 2. Abelmoschus. Baileya 16:100.
  2. Bisht, I. S. & K. V. Bhat. 2007. Vegetable crops: Okra (Abelmoschus spp.). Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 148-183. Note: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton - London - New York
  3. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised. Blumea 14:101-103.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  7. Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1936-. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores.
  8. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  9. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia 1.
  10. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  12. Paul, T. K. & M. P. Nayar. 1988. Malvaceae. Fascicles of flora of India. 19:73.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  15. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  17. Werner, O. et al. 2016. Molecular systematics of Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) and genetic diversity wiithin the cultivated species of this genus based on nuclear ITS and chloroplast rpL16 sequence data. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 63:429-445.
  18. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Abelmoschus ficulneus (L.) Wight & Arn. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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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=620. Accessed 19 September 2019.