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Taxon: Cerbera manghas L.

Genus: Cerbera
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Plumerieae.
Nomen number: 102193
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:208. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 17-Sep-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Sep-1999
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania - Pemba
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong [s.], Guangxi [s.], Hainan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Marshall Islands; Palau
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, H. L. 1968. Poisonous plants of Hawaii. [= Tanghinia venenifera].
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1936–. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Leeuwenberg, A. J. M. 1999. Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLVII. The genus Cerbera L. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98–3:21.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  • Royen, P. van et al. 1964–1970. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(2):154.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Cerbera manghas L.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102193 (18 December 2014)

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