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Withania somnifera

Taxonomy ID: 126910 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid126910)
current name
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal, 1852
Physalis somnifera L., 1753
Withania sp. DS-2011
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name(s) ashwagandha
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Solanales; Solanaceae; Solanoideae; Physaleae; Withania
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 74,632
Protein 674
Structure 1
Popset 43
GEO Datasets 10
PubMed Central 2,730
Gene 128
SRA Experiments 32
Identical Protein Groups 385
BioProject 17
BioSample 41
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

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IPNI (Feb 26, 2009)
Name verified on 26 February 2009, in: The International Plant Names Index (2004). Published on the Internet
TROPICOS (Feb 26, 2009)
Name verified on 26 February 2009 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:
Flora of China - Solanaceae
Zhi-Yun Zhang, Anmin Lu & William G. D'Arcy. Solanaceae A. L. Jussieu. In Wu, Z. Y. & P. H. Raven, eds. 1994. Flora of China. Vol. 17 (Verbenaceae through Solanaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. 342 pp.

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Withania somnifera

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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dryaddb supplemental materials Dryad Digital Repository
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Withania somnifera taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Withania somnifera ((L.) Dunal) herbarium/museum collections PlantaeDB, University of Bucharest
Withania somnifera taxonomy/phylogenetic Plants of the World Online
Withania somnifera taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
search W3TROPICOS taxonomy/phylogenetic Vascular Tropicos
WebScipio: Withania somnifera organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Withania somnifera organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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