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Taxon: Caryocar brasiliense Cambess.

 
Genus: Caryocar
Family: Caryocaraceae
Nomen number: 100466
Place of publication: A. F. C. P. de Saint-Hilaire, Fl. Bras. merid. 1:322, t. 67 bis. 1828
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • pequi  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • piquiá  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • almendra de Brasil  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Santa Cruz]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay (e.)


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (c.)


References:

  1. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  2. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  3. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Prance, G. T. & M. Freitas da Silva 1973. Caryocaraceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 12:24-26.
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Vieira, R. F. 1999. Conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in Brazil (Persp New Crops Uses) 155.

Check other web resources for Caryocar brasiliense Cambess. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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?id=100466. Accessed 19 November 2018.