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Taxon: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume

Genus: Trema
Family: Cannabaceae. Also placed in: Celtidaceae Ulmaceae
Nomen number: 40045
Place of publication: Mus. Bot. 2:62. 1856
Comment: although treated here as feminine, in accordance with botanical tradition (Melbourne ICN Art. 62.1), the genus is of neuter gender according to NCU-3
Name verified on: 15-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Animal food: potential as fodder   (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:255. 1997)
  • Fuels: charcoal   (fide Firewood Cr)
  • Materials: potential as fiber   (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:253, 255. 1997)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania [incl. Zanzibar]; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Equatorial Guinea [incl. Bioko]; Gabon; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong [s.], Guangxi [w.], Guizhou [s.w.], Hainan, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory [n.], Queensland [e.]

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. ["orientalis"].
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flore du Cameroun. ["orientalis"].
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java. ["orientalis"].
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. ["orientalis"].
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. ["orientalis"].
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca. ["orientalis"].
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. 11:252–255 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 11:252–255. ["orientalis"].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia. ["orientalis"].
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. ["orientalis"].
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. ["orientalis"].
  • Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria. [including T. guineensis; "orientalis"].
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan. ["orientalis"].
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. ["orientalis"].
  • Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996–. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. ["orientalis"].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). ["orientalis"].
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. ["orientalis"].
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana. ["orientalis"].
  • Troupin, G. 1978–. Flore du Rwanda. ["orientalis"].
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. ["orientalis"].
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). ["orientalis"].
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Check other web resources for Trema orientalis (L.) Blume:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

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