Taxon: Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Schltdl.

 
Genus: Aspidosperma
Family: Apocynaceae
  Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
      Tribe: Alstonieae
Nomen number: 5585
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 19:137. 1861
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Parag)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, - Chaco, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - La Rioja, - Salta, - San Juan, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero; Paraguay - Alto Paraguay, - Boqueron, - Central, - Chaco, - Concepcion, - Neembucu, - Nueva Asuncion, - Paraguari, - Presidente Hayes; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Cochabamba, - Beni, - Chuquisaca, - La Paz, - Potosi, - Santa Cruz, - Tarija

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia

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)
  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:15.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Eczurra, C. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Jorgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource). (L Bolivia Online)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Spichiger, R., ed. Flora del Paraguay. 1985- (F Parag)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Schltdl. :

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