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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. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Social: masticatory (latex source of chewing-gum); 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, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios] Peru [Amazonas, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Ucayali]


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. 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. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. D'Arcy, W. G. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. vols. 17-18. (L Panama)
  6. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  7. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  9. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 2008 (Mabberleys Pl Book) 124.
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?7897. Accessed 10 December 2018.