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Taxon: Terminalia tomentosa Wight & Arn.

Synonym of Terminalia elliptica Willd.

Genus: Terminalia
Family: Combretaceae
Nomen number: 36357
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 314. 1834
Comment: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Melbourne ICN Art. 52) for Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth
Name verified on: 15-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 7 accessions)

Economic importance:


  • Gangopadhyay, M. & T. Chakrabarty. 1992. On the status of Terminalia cuneata Roth (Combretaceae). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 16:602.
  • Gangopadhyay, M. & T. Chakrabarty. 1997. The family Combretaceae of Indian Subcontinent. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 21:352.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • Hooker, J. D. 1872–1897. Flora of British India. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [accepts].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. [= Terminalia alata B. Heyne ex Roth].
  • 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.

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