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Taxon: Castanospermum australe A. Cunn. & C. Fraser ex Hook.

 
Genus: Castanospermum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 9525
Place of publication: Bot. Misc. 1:241. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jan-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Sep-1996
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Francis, W. D. & G. M. Chippendale Australian rain-forest trees. 1970 (Trees AustRF)
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  9. Isely, D. 1981. Leguminosae of the United States. III. Subfamily Papilionoideae: tribes Sophoreae, Podalyrieae, and Loteae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(3):20.
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Sanchez, D. 1988. Australian chestnut serves two purposes Agric. Res. (Washington, DC) 36(10):12.
  13. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  14. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):59.
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  16. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)

Check other web resources for Castanospermum australe A. Cunn. & C. Fraser ex Hook. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=9525. Accessed 21 January 2019.