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Taxon: Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw

Genus: Vernicia
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Crotonoideae tribe: Aleuritideae subtribe: Aleuritinae.
Nomen number: 320180
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 20:394. 1966
Name verified on: 06-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Jan-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Chinese wood-oil-tree   (Source: Blumea 44:92. 1999) – English
  • tung-oil-tree   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • tung yu   (Source: Blumea 44:92. 1999) – Transcribed Chinese
  • you tong   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chineesche olieboom   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Dutch
  • arbre à l'huile de tung   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 14:142.) – French
  • noix d'abrasin   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • gewöhnlicher Tungölbaum   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Holzölbaum   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Tungölbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • tung-yu   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 14:142.) – Malay
  • árvore-de-óleo-da-china   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Aleurites fordii]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • tungue   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Aleurites fordii]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • aleurita   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Spanish
  • tungträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Materials: lipids   (source of tung oil with several applications fide Bot J Linn Soc 94:314. 1987, as Aleurites fordii)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury, as Aleurites fordii; Lampe & McCann, as A. fordii; Econ Pl Aust, as Aleurites fordii)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Vietnam [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi
    Southern Africa: South Africa; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Georgia
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Vietnam
    Malesia: Malaysia
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Ukraine
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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:

  • Seed: 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?320180 (19 April 2014)

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