Cerbera manghas L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 208 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania (Pemba), W. Indian Ocean to Pacific. It is a Shrub or tree and grows primarly in the Wet Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Chagos Archipelago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Debnath, H.S. (2004). Mangroves of Andaman & Nicobar islands: taxonomy and ecology: 1-133. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist. Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2007). Apocynaceae (subfamilies Rauvolfioideae and Apocynoideae). Flora Malesiana 18: 1-474. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2011). Flora of peninsular Malaysia, II, 2: 1-235. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia.
  • Middleton, D.J. (2014). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 33: 1-276. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
  • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.
  • Smith, A.C. (1988). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 4: 1-377. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Suzuki, M., Taufatofua, P. & Koyama, T. (2007). New records of plants from Tonga. Makinoa, n.s., 6: 25-62.
  • Takeuchi, W. (2005). Floristic notes from a holocene successional environment in Papuasia. Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 95-116.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru. Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Turner, I.M., Xing, F. & Corlett, R.T. (2000). An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores. The Raffles bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. 8: 23-116.
  • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
  • Wheatley, J.I. (1992). A guide to the common trees of Vanuatu. With lists of their traditional uses & ni-Vanuatu names: 1-308. Department of Forestry, Port Vila.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Debnath, H.S. (2004). Mangroves of Andaman & Nicobar islands: taxonomy and ecology: 1-133. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist. Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.
  • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru. Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Turner, I.M., Xing, F. & Corlett, R.T. (2000). An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores. The Raffles bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. 8: 23-116.
  • Whitmore, T.C. (1966). Guide to the forests of the British Solomon islands: 1-208. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Sp. Pl.: 208 (1753), excluding synonyms.
  • Leeuwenberg in Taxon 41: 560 (1992)
  • Leeuwenberg in Wageningen Agric. Univ. Pap. 98, 3: 21, figs. 2–3, photo 3–7, map (1999).
  • R. O. Williams, Useful and Ornamental Plants in Zanzibar and Pemba p. 185, ill. (1949).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2011 Pillon, Y. et al. [900], New Caledonia K000733079 No
Jan 1, 2009 Morat [7423], New Caledonia K000463982 No
Jan 1, 2009 Wong [WKM2862], Sabah K000639019 No
Jan 1, 2007 Takeuchi, W. et al. [16199], Papua New Guinea K000224372 No
Jan 1, 2007 Eanghourt, K. [8], Cambodia K000224354 No
Jan 1, 2007 Eanghourt, K. [8], Cambodia K000449171 No
Jul 16, 2004 Gaerlan, Fernando, Majaducon [PPI 23045], Philippines K000227754 No
Jan 1, 2001 Randriabololona, M. [825], Madagascar K000391478 No
Jan 1, 2001 Randriabololona, M. [838], Madagascar K000391479 No
Jan 1, 1999 Rabe, J. [92], Madagascar K000391467 No
Jan 1, 1998 Bojer [s.n.], Mauritius K000233637 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Humblot, M. [195], Madagascar K000391463 No
Jan 1, 1998 Baron, R. [2751], Madagascar K000391468 No
Jan 1, 1998 Thouvenot, M. [3], Madagascar K000391472 No
Jan 1, 1998 Miller, J.S. [8790], Madagascar K000391477 No
Jan 1, 1998 Kitching, L. [s.n.], Madagascar K000391469 No
Jan 1, 1998 Kitching, L. [s.n.], Madagascar K000391470 No
Jan 1, 1998 Humblot, M. [195], Madagascar K000391476 No
Jan 1, 1998 Gerard, W.Y. [123], Madagascar K000391473 No
Jan 1, 1998 Lam, H.J. [5544], Madagascar K000391475 No
Jan 1, 1998 Methuan, P.A. [s.n.], Madagascar K000391465 No
Jan 1, 1998 Meller [s.n.], Madagascar K000391471 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14588], Madagascar K000391484 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14352], Madagascar K000391485 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [13743], Madagascar K000391488 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14184], Madagascar K000391489 No
Jan 1, 1997 Gereau, R.E. [3278], Madagascar K000391494 No
Jan 1, 1997 Forster [s.n.], Society Is. K000894212 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Schatz, G.E. [2413], Madagascar K000391487 No
Jan 1, 1997 Morat, P.h. [8535], Madagascar K000391483 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leandri, J. [4338], Madagascar K000391493 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14253], Madagascar K000391486 No
Jan 1, 1997 Labat, J.-.N. [2256], Madagascar K000391491 No
Jan 1, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14201], Madagascar K000391492 No
Jan 1, 1996 Baron, R. [1659], Madagascar K000391474 No
Jan 1, 1996 Gautier, L. [2518], Madagascar K000391490 No
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [26057], New Caledonia K000894213 isotype Yes
Grimes, J. [1021], Indonesia 54407.000 No
Grimes, J. [1179], Indonesia 54547.000 No
Corner, E.J.H. [RSS 2742], Solomon Is. 6049.177 No
Hoffmann, P. [115], Madagascar K000391466 No
Chase, M.W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000696086 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113510 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113511 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1582], Myanmar K001113504 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113508 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113507 Yes
Gautier, L. [3821], Madagascar K000391481 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113512 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582], India K001113513 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1582], Myanmar K001113505 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582] K001113509 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1582], India K001113514 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 1582], Myanmar K001113506 Yes
Flores, T.C. [16], Madagascar K000391480 No
Rakotonasolo, F. [56], Madagascar K000391482 No
Jeffrey, C. [688], Seychelles Cerbera venenifera 23324.000 No

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