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Taxon: Carissa macrocarpa (Eckl.) A. DC.

Genus: Carissa
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Carisseae.
Nomen number: 9163
Place of publication: Prodr. 8:336. 1844
Name verified on: 06-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Oct-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
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:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya - Nairobi Area
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire - Kivu
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. & K. N. Gandhi. 1992. Nomenclatural notes for the North American flora. X. Phytologia 72:81.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Leeuwenberg, A. J. M. & F. J. H. van Dilst. 2001. Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLIX. Carissa L. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 2001–1:27–31.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972–1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [cultivated].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Carissa macrocarpa (Eckl.) A. DC.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Carissa macrocarpa 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.

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].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9163 (21 October 2014)

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