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Taxon: Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz

 
Genus: Barringtonia
Family: Lecythidaceae
Subfamily: Planchonioideae
Nomen number: 6512
Place of publication: Prelim. rep. forest Pegu., app. A:lxv, app. B:65. 1875
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania [Zanzibar]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan (s.)

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Society Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC OCEAN: St. Helena
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Virgin Gorda]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  13. Payens, J. P. D. W. 1967. A monograph of the genus Barringtonia (Lecythidaceae). Blumea 15:184-188.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  16. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others. A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource).
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=6512. Accessed 16 July 2019.