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Taxon: Trapa bicornis Osbeck

Genus: Trapa
Family: Lythraceae. Also placed in: Trapaceae
Nomen number: 40035
Place of publication: Dagb. Ostind. resa 191. 1757
Name verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
WAª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • horn-nut   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • lingnut   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • châtaigne d'eau   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • macre   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • chinesische Wassernuß   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • castaña de agua   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. [= T. bicornis var. cochinchinensis].
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. [= T. natans var. bicornis].
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts. 337–8.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
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Check other web resources for Trapa bicornis Osbeck:

  • 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
More:
  • 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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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?40035 (01 November 2014)

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