Taxon: Blumea balsamifera (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Blumea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 7276
Place of publication: Prodr. 5:447. 1836
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 25-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (from leaves fide L Edible Pl)
  • Materials: gum/resin (like terpenoid source of ai or ngai camphor fide Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):158. 1999; Pl Res SEAs 19:68. 1999; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal] Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Hu, S.-Y. Compositae of China. (Comp China) 225-226.
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:68-70.
  12. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):158.
  13. Randeria, A. J. 1960. The composite genus Blumea, a taxonomic revision (Blumea) 10:237-243.
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Blumea balsamifera (L.) DC. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7276. Accessed 20 May 2018.