Taxon: Amburana cearensis (Allemao) A. C. Sm.

Genus: Amburana
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Swartzieae
Nomen number: 313272
Place of publication: Trop. Woods 62:30. 1940
Name Verified on: 30-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Ceara
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, - Salta; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Chuquisaca; Peru - Madre de Dios


  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:273.
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Burkart, A. E. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2. 1952 (Leg Argent)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Tropical wood species and the U.S. market (on-line resource). 2004 (Trop Wood Sp US Mkt)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup) 19.


Check other web resources for Amburana cearensis (Allemao) A. C. Sm. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.