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Taxon: Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth.

 
Genus: Ptychopetalum
Family: Olacaceae
Nomen number: 402674
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 2:377. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (aphrodisiac fide F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2); folklore (aphrodisiac fide F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Para, Amapa]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Sleumer, H. O. 1984. Olacaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 38:133.

Check other web resources for Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth. :

  • 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.

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?402674. Accessed 18 September 2018.