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Taxon: Terminalia chebula Retz.

Genus: Terminalia
Family: Combretaceae subfamily: Combretoideae tribe: Combreteae subtribe: Terminaliinae.
Nomen number: 36335
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 5:31. 1788 ("1789")
Name verified on: 15-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Oct-2001
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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • black myrobalan   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • chebulic myrobalan   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • chebulic myrobalan   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English   [Terminalia chebula var. tomentella]
  • rong mao he zi   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Terminalia chebula var. tomentella]
  • wei mao he zi   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Terminalia chebula var. tomentella]
  • myrobalan chébule   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • chebulische Myrobalane   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • haritaki   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • harra   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • mirobalanos índicos   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • haritali   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2 ) – unknown
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Yunnan [w.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Vietnam

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • 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.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gangopadhyay, M. & T. Chakrabarty. 1997. The family Combretaceae of Indian Subcontinent. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 21:345.
  • 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.
  • Hooker, J. D. 1872–1897. Flora of British India.
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • 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.
  • Lemmens, R. H. M. J. et al., eds. 1995. Timber trees: minor commercial timbers. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 5(2):483.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts. 334.
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  • Srivastav, P. K. et al. 1996. Conservation of Terminalia genetic resources: the principal source of non wood forest products in India. Forest Genet. Resources 24:55.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Yunnan Inst. Bot. & Kunming Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci., eds. 1977–. Flora yunnanica.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Terminalia chebula Retz.:

  • 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.

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