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Taxon: Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart.

 
Genus: Pourouma
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 29544
Place of publication: J. B. von Spix & C. F. P. von Martius, Reise Bras. 3:1130. 1831 "Puruma cecropiaefolia"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit; potential as fruit; potential as fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas (w.)]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni, Pando] Colombia, [Meta, Caquetá, Putumayo, Amazonas, Vaupés] Ecuador, [Morona Santiago, Napo, Pastaza] Peru [Amazonas, Huánuco, Junín, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martín, Ucayali]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Berg, C. C. et al. 1990. Cecropiaceae: Coussapoa and Pourouma, with an introduction to the family. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 51:144.
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  4. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Pedrosa, H. C. et al. 2018. The domestication of the Amazon tree grape (Pourouma cecropiifolia) under an ecological lens. Front. Plant Sci. 9:203.

Check other web resources for Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?29544. Accessed 15 July 2019.