Taxon: Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb.

 
Genus: Ochroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Nomen number: 25473
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 5:123. 1920
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (an extremely light wood for boats, model airplanes, etc. fide F Guat; F LAnt)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n. & w.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru) 82.
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  13. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  14. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Robyns, A. 1964. Sterculiaceae. In: R.E. Woodson, Jr. & R.W. Schery. Flora of Panama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 51:64-67.
  17. Sosef, M. S. M. et al., eds. 1998. Timber trees: lesser-known timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(3):414-416.
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  19. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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?25473. Accessed 23 April 2018.