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Taxon: Rubia cordifolia L.

Genus: Rubia
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Rubioideae tribe: Rubieae.
Nomen number: 32241
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 12, 3(App.):229. 1768
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2005
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 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:

  • Indian madder   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • garance indien   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • munjistha   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • munjeet   (Source: Dye Pl ) – India (Hindi)
  • ruiva-da-Sibéria   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • indisk krapp   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China [n. to w.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu [n.]; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Indo-China: Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Philippines

References:

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Check other web resources for Rubia cordifolia L.:

  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?32241 (26 November 2014)

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