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Taxon: Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don

Genus: Alstonia
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Alstonieae.
Nomen number: 2687
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 4:87. 1837 (Wallich, Num. list no. 1648. 1829, nom. nud.)
Name verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 1 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:

  • hard alstonia   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 5(1):88.) – English
  • hard milkwood   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 12(2):66) – English
  • batino   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 5(1):88.) – Philippine
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, Moluccas, Sumatra [n.]; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Zimbabwe
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong [s.], Yunnan [s.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India

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Images:

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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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?2687 (22 December 2014)

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