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Taxon: Caryocar nuciferum L.

 
Genus: Caryocar
Family: Caryocaraceae
Nomen number: 9261
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:247. 1771
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (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:

  • Human food: nut; nut; nut

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Roraima]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Roraima]


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. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Caryocar+nuciferum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. Prance, G. T. & M. Freitas da Silva. 1973. Caryocaraceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 12:33-35.
  9. Prance, G. T. 1972. Caryocaraceae. In "The botany of the Guayana Highland - Part IX" by B. Maguire and collaborators. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23:127.
  10. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts
  13. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Caryocar nuciferum L. :

  • 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.

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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?9261. Accessed 16 September 2019.