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Taxon: Lansium domesticum Corrêa

Genus: Lansium
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 70393
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10:157, t. 10, fig. 1. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 53 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Book; Agroforestry 6:12. 1994)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (s.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Kalimantan, Sumatera] Malaysia


    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (small scale)
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (small scale), Thailand, Vietnam (small scale)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (small scale)

    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii (small scale)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico (small scale)]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname (small scale)


    • MALESIA: Philippines (questionably native)


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  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Lansium+domesticum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  3. Foresta, H. de & G. Michon. 1994. Agroforests in Sumatra where ecology meets economy. Agroforest. Today 6(4):12.
  4. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  5. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  6. Mabberley, D. J. 1985. Florae Malesianae Praecursores LXVII Meliaceae (Divers Genera). Blumea 31:140.
  7. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Song, B. K. et al. 2000. Genetic relatedness among Lansium domesticum accessions using RAPD markers. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 86:299-307.
  13. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  14. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:186.
  15. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu. 1995. The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia

Check other web resources for Lansium domesticum Corrêa :

  • 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:
  • 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.


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=70393. Accessed 12 August 2020.