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Taxon: Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr.

Genus: Garcinia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt. Guttiferae).
Nomen number: 71014
Place of publication: J. B. A. P. M. de Lamarck, Encycl. 3:701, t. 405, fig. 2. 1792
Name verified on: 17-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Indian gamboge-tree   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 18:125) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar

References:

  • Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates. 18:125 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 18:125.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1956. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 4:105–107.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Maheshwari, J. K. 1965. Taxonomic studies on Indian Guttiferae. III. The genus Garcinia Linn. s.l. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6:132–133.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:175 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:175.
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Check other web resources for Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr.:

  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?71014 (20 April 2014)

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