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Taxon: Zanthoxylum acanthopodium DC.

Genus: Zanthoxylum
Family: Rutaceae subfamily: Toddalioideae
Nomen number: 42182
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:727. 1824
Name verified on: 29-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Apr-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).


Common names:

  • ci hua jiao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    China: China - Guangxi [w.], Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal
    Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand [n.]; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Sumatra; Malaysia [Malaya]


  • Chadha, Y. R. 1976. X-Z. In: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India, The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi 11:18.
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925–1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  • 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.
  • Hartley, T. G. 1966. A revision of the Malesian species of Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae). J. Arnold Arbor. 47:209.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Zanthoxylum acanthopodium DC.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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:

  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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