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Taxon: Phyllanthus emblica L.

Genus: Phyllanthus
Family: Phyllanthaceae subfamily: Phyllanthoideae tribe: Phyllantheae. Also placed in: Euphorbiaceae
Nomen number: 28119
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:982. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 25-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Aug-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar [n.]; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra; Malaysia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1971. The Euphorbiaceae of Siam. Kew Bull. 26:319.
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo. Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:183.
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1981. The Euphorbiaceae of Sumatra. Kew Bull. 36:337.
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1982. The Euphorbiaceae of Central Malesia (Celebes, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Is.). Kew Bull. 37:32.
  • 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).
  • Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography.
  • 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.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • 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.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 2008. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 660. [re. use as lipid and cosmetic dye].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. [= Emblica].
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):388 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):388.
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Shankar, U. et al. 1996. Extraction of non-timber forest products in the forests of Biligiri Rangan Hills, India. 3. Productivity extraction and prospects of sustainable harvest of Amla Phyllanthus embilica (Euphorbiaceae). Econ. Bot. 50:270–279.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
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Check other web resources for Phyllanthus emblica L.:

  • 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:

  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?28119 (23 April 2014)

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