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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (fide Edible Nuts; F Neotrop 12:34. 1973); nut (fide Edible Nuts; F Neotrop 12:34. 1973)

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  8. 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.
  9. Prance, G. T. & M. Freitas da Silva 1973. Caryocaraceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 12:33-35.
  10. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)
  13. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?9261. Accessed 19 December 2018.