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Taxon: Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot.) L. Andersson

 
Genus: Carapichea
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Psychotrieae
Nomen number: 435098
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 57:371. 2002
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (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:

  • Medicines: source of emetine (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Psychotria ipecacuanha; Ill Chin Mat Med, as Cephaelis ipecacuanha; Herbal Drugs, as Cephaelis ipecacuanha; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Cephaelis ipecacuanha)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Nicaragua (s.e.), Panama
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador [Napo]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Andersson, L. 2002. Re-establishment of Carapichea (Rubiaceae, Psychotrieae). Kew Bull. 57:363-374.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: = Psychotria ipecacuanha
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  5. Mors, W. T. & C. T. Rizzini. 1966. Useful plants of Brazil. Note: = Cephaelis ipecacuanha
  6. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama. Note: = Cephaelis ipecacuanha

Check other web resources for Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot.) L. Andersson :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?435098. Accessed 19 July 2019.