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Taxon: Camptotheca acuminata Decne.

 
Genus: Camptotheca
Family: Nyssaceae
Nomen number: 8801
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 20:157. 1873
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: source of camptothecin (fide http://www.cancer.gov/search/cancer_literature/,)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (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. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  5. United States National Insititute of Health: National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis. 2009. Campthothecins (NSC 94600, 609699, 616348). Note: re. source of camptothecin
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  7. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.

Check other web resources for Camptotheca acuminata Decne. :

  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8801. Accessed 23 October 2019.