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Taxon: Brosimum utile (Kunth) Pittier

 
Genus: Brosimum
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Dorstenieae
Nomen number: 7897
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20:102. 1918
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (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:

  • Social: masticatory (latex source of chewing-gum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica (s.w.), Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Morona Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbíos] Peru [Amazonas, Huánuco, Junín, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Ucayali]


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. Berg, C. C. 1972. Olmedieae, Brosimeae (Moraceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 7:194.
  3. Berg, C. C. 2001. Moreae, Arocarpeae, and Dorstenia (Moraceae) with introductions to the family and Ficus and with additions and corrections to Flora Neotropica Monograph 7. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 83:237.
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  5. D'Arcy, W. G. 1987. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. vols. 17-18.
  6. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  7. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Mabberley, D. J. 2008. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, ed. 3 124. Note: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Brosimum utile (Kunth) Pittier :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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?7897. Accessed 23 July 2019.