Mimusops elengi L.

, Sp. Pl. 1: 349 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:787918-1
Publication
Species Plantarum
Collation
1: 349
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI
Sapotaceae

Type Information

Locality
Habitat [in India.] Sp. Pl., ed. 2, 1: 497. 1762
Type Herbaria
lectotype BM (Herb. Hermann 3: 23, No. 138) [Sri Lanka?]
Chosen By
Penn. Regnum Veg. 127: 67. 1993

Original Data

Remarks
Ind. or.; Malaya

Remarks

the epithet elengi is a noun in apposition; presumed to have been derived Malayalam/Tamil (see Elengi Rheede, Hort. Malab. 1: 33, t. 20. 1678)

Links

Basionym of
Kaukenia elengi (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 406 (1891).
Same citation as
Mimusops elengi L., Species Plantarum (1753).