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Taxon: Gardenia thunbergia L. f.

Genus: Gardenia
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Ixoroideae.
Nomen number: 71040
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 162. 1782 ("1781")
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Oct-2001
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:

  • white gardenia   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal; Swaziland

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [= G. thunbergia Thunb.].
  • Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972–1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  • Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. Notes on African Gardenia (Rubiaceae). Kew Bull. 34:360.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Gardenia thunbergia L. f.:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Gardenia thunbergia cultivars
  • 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:

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  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?71040 (20 October 2014)

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