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Taxon: Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan

 
Genus: Carissa
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Carisseae
Nomen number: 9157
Place of publication: Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 8:502. 1954 (R. L. Desfontaines, Tabl. école bot. ed. 1:78. 1804, nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  3. Dale, I. R. & P. J. Greenway Kenya trees & shrubs. (TreesS Kenya)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Leeuwenberg, A. J. M. & F. J. H. van Dilst 2001. Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLIX. Carissa L. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 2001-1:8-16.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  13. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  14. Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. (L Kruger)
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Carissa bispinosa cultivars
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9157. Accessed 15 November 2018.