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Taxon: Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent.

 
Genus: Broussonetia
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Moreae
Nomen number: 7900
Place of publication: Tabl. regn. veg. 3:547. 1799
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: fiber (wood pulp for paper)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu (s.e.), Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Indochina, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan (Ryukus)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Sulawesi, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Sumatera] Philippines

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, [Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Gambier Islands, Austral Islands] French Polynesia, [Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Gambier Islands, Austral Islands] Pitcairn


References:

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  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Broussonetia-papermulb.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  6. Florence, J. 1997-. Flore de la Polynésie française.
  7. 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=Broussonetia+papyrifera&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér.
  10. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
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  26. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent. :

Images:

  • Seed: 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=7900. Accessed 13 November 2019.