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Taxon: Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa

Genus: Aegle
Family: Rutaceae subfamily: Aurantioideae tribe: Aurantieae subtribe: Balsamocitrinae.
Nomen number: 1560
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. 5:223. 1800
Name verified on: 15-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • bael   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • baeltree   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • belfruit-tree   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Bengal-quince   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • golden-apple   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • Indian baelfruit   (Source: Swingle) – English
  • mu ju   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • bel indien   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Belbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • beli   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • bela   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • milva   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Myanmar

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  • Citrus Crop Germplasm Committee. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Grosser, J. W. et al. 2000. Somatic hybridization in Citrus: an efefctive tool to facilitate variety improvement. In Vitro Cell. Developmental Biol., Plant 36:434–449. [this review cites a hybrid involving Citrus unshiu and Aegle marmelosfor both expanding germplasm and research].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India. Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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