Jump to: Common NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Carissa carandas L.

 
Genus: Carissa
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Carisseae
Nomen number: 9159
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:52. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (as hedge)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:323. 1991) fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:323. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India [Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  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=Carissa+carandas&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  10. Leeuwenberg, A. J. M. & F. J. H. van Dilst. 2001. Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLIX. Carissa L.. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 2001-1:22-27.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:323-324.
  17. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Carissa carandas 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
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Carissa carandas 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9159. Accessed 21 September 2019.