Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C.K. Schneid.

  • Family : BUXACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Simmondsiaceae
  • Basionym : Buxus chinensis Link
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C.K. Schneid.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Planted. Jojoba oil used in cosmetics. Nuts are source of liquid wax used as a high pressure lubricant.
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : Arid area of South West USA, Arizona, California, Mexico
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. chinensis. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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