Taxon: Astronium graveolens Jacq.

 
Genus: Astronium
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 402047
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 33. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 261, t. 181, fig. 96. 1763)
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide F Guat; F Panama)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Beni; Colombia; Ecuador - Guayas, - Morona-Santiago; Peru - Junin, - San Martin

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Barkley, F. A. 1968. Anacardiaceae: Rhoideae: Astronium (Phytologia) 16:128-131.
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. 1998 (L Mato Grosso)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Spichiger, R., ed. Flora del Paraguay. 1985- (F Parag)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Check other web resources for Astronium graveolens Jacq. :

  • 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.