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Taxon: Terminalia elliptica Willd.

Genus: Terminalia
Family: Combretaceae subfamily: Combretoideae tribe: Combreteae subtribe: Terminaliinae.
Nomen number: 410549
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):969. 1806
Name verified on: 15-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Aug-2002
No species priority site assigned.
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.

Common names:

  • Indian-laurel   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 5:479. [as T. alata]) – English
  • asna   (Source: Pl Book [as T. alata]) – unknown

Economic importance:

  • Invertebrate food: silkworms   (fide Forest Gen Res 24:55. 1996, as Terminalia tomentosa)
  • Materials: wood   (timber fide F Bhutan; J Econ TaxB 21:354. 1997)

Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam




Check other web resources for Terminalia elliptica Willd.:

  • 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:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (22 December 2014)

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