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Taxon: Abroma augustum (L.) L. f.

 
Genus: Abroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Byttnerieae
Nomen number: 101879
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 341. 1782 ("1781") "Ambroma augusta"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Sep-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (tropical)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Cuatrecasas, J. 1964. Cacao and its allies: a taxonomic revision of the genus Theobroma Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 35:588.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  6. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Royen, P. van et al. Manual of the forest trees of Papua and New Guinea. (Trees New Guinea)
  12. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Abroma augustum (L.) L. f. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=101879. Accessed 17 November 2018.