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Taxon: Anamirta cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Anamirta
Family: Menispermaceae
Nomen number: 3069
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Ind. orient. 446. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-sept.-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-août-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of picrotoxin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(2):73. 2001); mammals (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(2):73. 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra, Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea, Philippines
    • NORTH INDIAN OCEAN: India [Andaman and Nicobar]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  6. Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(2):73-75.

Check other web resources for Anamirta cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.tn-grin.nat.tn/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3069. Accessed 18 septembre 2020.

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