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Taxon: Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 621
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 46. 1787
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Man HerbPl)
  • Human food:
  • Materials: gum/resin (mucilage used in China & Japan to size paper fide Fasc F India 19:75. 1988); gum/resin (mucilage used in China & Japan to size paper fide Fasc F India 19:75. 1988)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand (n.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu


References:

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  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  3. Bates, D. M. 1968. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae 2. Abelmoschus (Baileya) 16:107-110.
  4. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:95-100.
  5. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  11. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  12. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  15. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:73.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  17. Paul, T. K. & M. P. Nayar 1988. Malvaceae (Fasc F India) 19:107.
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  20. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:60-62.
  21. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  22. Still, S. M. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4. 1994 (Man HerbPl)
  23. Tai Hyun Chung Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta. 1965 (Ency Korea)
  24. Tyagi, A. P. 2002. Cytogenetics and reproductive biology of some BELE (Abelmoschus manihot Linn., Medic sub-species manihot) cultivars S. Pacific J. Nat. Sci. 20:4-8.
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Check other web resources for Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://mgb.cimmyt.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=621. Accessed 23 October 2019.