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Taxon: Calophyllum inophyllum L.

 
Genus: Calophyllum
Family: Calophyllaceae
Nomen number: 8631
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:513. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 18 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: gum/resin; lipids; wood (source of "beach inophyllum" timber)
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Pemba)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.), Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Society Islands, Marquesas Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Samoa


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925-1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species. 23.
  7. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Calophyllum-kamani.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  10. 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=Calophyllum+inophyllum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  13. Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1936-. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores.
  14. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  16. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 2000. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2.
  19. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  20. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
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  27. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):123-124.
  28. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  29. Stevens, P. F. 1974. A review of Calophyllum L. (Guttiferae) in Papuasia. Austral. J. Bot. 22:349-411.
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  34. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Calophyllum inophyllum L. :

  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=8631. Accessed 15 November 2019.