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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.
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. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: lists as C. australe Cunn. & Fraser
  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=Castanospermum+australe&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Francis, W. D. & G. M. Chippendale. 1970. Australian rain-forest trees Note: lists as C. australe Cunn. & Fraser
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  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. Note: lists as C. australe Cunn. & Fraser
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as C. australe Cunn. & Fraser
  12. Sanchez, D. 1988. Australian chestnut serves two purposes. Agric. Res. (Washington, DC) 36(10):12.
  13. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  14. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):59.
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: mentions; lists as C. australe Cunn. & Fraser
  16. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.

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 15 July 2019.