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Taxon: Pandanus furcatus Roxb.

Genus: Pandanus
Family: Pandanaceae.
Nomen number: 26406
Place of publication: Hort. beng. 71. 1814
Name verified on: 25-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-May-1995
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • bengkuang   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 17:198.) – Malay
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangxi, Xizang [s.], Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java, Sumatra; Malaysia

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka [presumably cult.]

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants. 17:197–205 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 17:197–205.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1981. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 3:304–305.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. 1996–. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:305.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Turner, I. M. 1995. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bull. Singapore vol. 47.
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Check other web resources for Pandanus furcatus Roxb.:

  • 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
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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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?26406 (23 April 2014)

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