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Taxon: Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 623
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 46. 1787
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 67 (66 active, 15 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:57. 1999)
  • Materials: essential oils (source of ambrette oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:57. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hunan Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

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


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji (natzd.?)

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Loreto]


References:

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Check other web resources for Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=623. Accessed 28 March 2020.