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Taxon: Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr.

 
Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 71014
Place of publication: J. B. A. P. M. de Lamarck, Encycl. 3:701, t. 405, fig. 2. 1792
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Indian gamboge-tree  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (fide L Edible Pl; Pl Res SEAs 2:377. 1991)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; tannin/dyestuff; tannin/dyestuff
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Assam, Kerala, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


References:

  1. Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 18:125.
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1956. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. 4:105-107.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  6. Maheshwari, J. K. 1965. Taxonomic studies on Indian Guttiferae. III. The genus Garcinia Linn. s.l.. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6:132-133.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  9. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  10. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:175.

Check other web resources for Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. :

  • 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=71014. Accessed 8 July 2020.