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Taxon: Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub.

 
Genus: Butea
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 8177
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3):366. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Invertebrate food: lac insects
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Wealth India RM 1:251. 1948; Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan (n.), Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. 1:251.
  5. 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=Butea+monosperma&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India. Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  18. Viswanath, S. et al. 1994. The butea tree... for lac and rice production. Agroforest. Today 6(2):10.
  19. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

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=8177. Accessed 19 August 2019.