Taxon: Cinchona pubescens Vahl

 
Genus: Cinchona
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Cinchoneae
Nomen number: 10570
Place of publication: Skr. Naturhist.-Selsk. 1:19, t. 2. 1790
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (bitter for tonic water & alcoholic beverages fide Ency CNatIn; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Gene sources: graft stock for quinine (fide Pl Res SEAs, A:85. 1989)
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for yellow cinchona (hybridizes fide F Ecuador)
  • Materials: wood ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):204. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama [Chiriqui]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Andersson, L. 1998. A revision of the genus Cinchona (Rubiaceae-Cinchoneae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 80:30.
  4. Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  12. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):204.
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Soukup, J. 1973. Las Rubiaceas del Peru, sus generos y lista de especies (Biota) 9:325.
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  21. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  22. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:83.
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?10570. Accessed 20 May 2018.