Hydnocarpus castaneus Hook.f. & Thomson

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to W. Malesia. It is used as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for fuel and food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Elevation range: 350–350 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Cundinamarca.
Habit
Shrub, Small tree, Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: shrubland.

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., New Caledonia, Trinidad-Tobago

Hydnocarpus castaneus Hook.f. & Thomson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 1953 Helfer [4362], Burma K000591326 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 1, 1953 Helfer [4364] K000591327 Unknown type material Yes
Helfer [4364], Andaman Is K000591359 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1936 Pierre [1291], Vietnam Hydnocarpus anthelminthicus K000591316 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1936 Pierre [1291], Vietnam Hydnocarpus anthelminthicus K000591315 Unknown type material Yes

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 1: 197 (1872)

Accepted by

  • Santisuk, T. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2015). Flora of Thailand 13(1): 1-141. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1955-1958). Flora Malesiana 5: 1-595. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Santisuk, T. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2015). Flora of Thailand 13(1): 1-141. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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