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Taxon: Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 621
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 46. 1787
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jul-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 332 (324 active, 238 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Materials: gum/resin (mucilage used in China & Japan to size paper); gum/resin (mucilage used in China & Japan to size paper)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand (n.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu


References:

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  4. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:95-100.
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Check other web resources for Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=621. Accessed 20 March 2019.