Morus macroura

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Morus macroura
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Morus
Species:
M. macroura
Binomial name
Morus macroura
Miq., 1851
Synonyms

Morus laevigata Wall.
Morus alba var. laevigata Bur.
Morus alaisia Deless. ex Moretti

Morus macroura,[1] also known as the king white mulberry,[2] shahtoot mulberry, Tibetan mulberry, or long mulberry is a flowering plant species in the genus Morus found in Tibet, the Himalayas, mountainous area of Indonesia, and rain forests of Indochina.[3][4][5] It is a medium-sized tree, with a spreading canopy which grows with a weeping habit.[6] Ripe fruit is white, pink or red, and is described as honey-sweet.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miquel, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm (1851). "Moreae". Plantae Junghuhnianae. 1. p. 42. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.388.
  2. ^ MUHAMMAD AKRAM & FAHEEM AFTAB (2012). "EFFICIENT MICROPROPAGATION AND ROOTING OF KING WHITE MULBERRY (MORUS MACROURA Miq.) VAR. LAEVIGATA FROM NODAL EXPLANTS OF MATURE TREE " (PDF). Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  3. ^ "'Morus macroura'". Tropicos. Missouri Botanical Gardens. Retrieved 9 May 2016 – via The Plant List.
  4. ^ Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V., ed. "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  5. ^ World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World
  6. ^ MUHAMMAD AKRAM & FAHEEM AFTAB (2012). "EFFICIENT MICROPROPAGATION AND ROOTING OF KING WHITE MULBERRY (MORUS MACROURA Miq.) VAR. LAEVIGATA FROM NODAL EXPLANTS OF MATURE TREE " (PDF). Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  7. ^ Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (2016). "Mulberry Shahtoot or King White". Retrieved 2 July 2016.

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