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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. Last Changed: 06-Oct-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (as hedge fide Mansf Ency)
  • 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, Delhi, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu]


    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, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  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 Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:323-324.
  17. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9159. Accessed 14 November 2018.