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
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

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
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • 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
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. 1963- (F Cameroun)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru) 82.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Robyns, A. 1964. Sterculiaceae. In: R.E. Woodson, Jr. & R.W. Schery. Flora of Panama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 51:64-67.
  • Sosef, M. S. M. et al., eds. 1998. Timber trees: lesser-known timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(3):414-416.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. 1978 (F Avila)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Synonyms:

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.