Barringtonia asiatica

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Barringtonia asiatica

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Lecythidaceae
Subfamilia: Barringtonioideae
Genus: Barringtonia
Species: Barringtonia asiatica

Name

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Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz, 1875

Synonyms

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  • Heterotypic
    • Barringtonia butonica Rumph. ex J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: t. 38 (1776).
    • Barringtonia speciosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 76 (1776).
    • Butonica speciosa (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Lam., Encycl. 1: 521 (1785).
    • Mitraria commersonia J.F.Gmel., Syst. Nat. ed. 13[bis]: 799 (1791).
    • Barringtonia littorea Oken, Allg. Naturgesch. 3(3): 1925 (1841), nom. illeg.
    • Barringtonia levequii Jard., Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Cherbourg 5: 296 (1857), nom. nud.
    • Agasta asiatica (L.) Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 61 (1875).
    • Agasta indica Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 63 (1875).
    • Agasta splendida Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 60 (1875).
    • Barringtonia senequei Jard., Bull. Soc. Linn. Normandie, sér. 2, 9: 305 (1875).
    • Michelia asiatica (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 241 (1891).
    • Huttum speciosum (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Britten, J. Bot. 39: 67 (1901).

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Andaman, India, Sri Lanka
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Malaya Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is, Malaya., Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nicobar Is., Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • New Caledonia, New Guinea
    • Regional: Australia
      • Queensland
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar
    • Regional: Mascareñas
      • Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Tanzania
  • Introduced into:
    • Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

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

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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Vernacular names

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English: Sea Poison Tree,Fish Poison Tree
suomi: Merileikkopähkinä
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