Taxon: Haematoxylum brasiletto H. Karst.

 
Genus: Haematoxylum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 18173
Place of publication: Fl. columb. 2:27. 1862
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • peachwood  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • brazilette  (Source: Leg World) - Spanish
  • palo brasil  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (source of brasilin fide Leg World 135. 2005)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, - Chihuahua, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    • Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. 2005 (Leg World) 135.
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Norton, S. A. 1996. Journal American Academy Dermatology 34:149-151.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83, 1975 & 1981 (L Belize)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Haematoxylum brasiletto H. Karst. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.