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Taxon: Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.

Genus: Flacourtia
Family: Salicaceae. Also placed in: Flacourtiaceae
Nomen number: 17118
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 377. 1917
Name verified on: 29-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • batoko-plum   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • governor's-plum   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Indian-plum   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • Madagascar-plum   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • ramontchi   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • marromse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • prunier de Madagascar   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Ramontchi   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • ameixa-de-Madagascar   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • ciruela gobernadora   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, Transvaal
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972–1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • 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 Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: 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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