Mesua ferrea

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Mesua ferrea

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Calophyllaceae
Tribus: Calophylleae
Genus: Mesua
Species: Mesua ferrea
Varieties: M. f. var. coromandeliana – M. f. var. salicina

Name[edit]

Mesua ferrea L., 1753

Synonyms[edit]

  • Calophyllum nagassarium Burm. fil.
  • Mesua nagana Gardn.
  • Mesua nagassarium (Burm. fil.) Kosterm.
  • Mesua nagassarium var. sclerophylla (Planch. & Triana) Trim.
  • Mesua pedunculata Wight
  • Mesua roxburghii Wight
  • Mesua sclerophylla Thw.
  • Mesua speciosa Choisy
  • Mesua walkeriana Planch. & Triana

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan), Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Java, peninsular Malaysia (throughout but commoner in the north), Andamans (North Andamans, Middle Andamans, South Andamans), Myanmar [Burma], India (West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Indonesia, Cambodia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

suomi: Rautaviiriö
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