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Taxon: Sterculia apetala (Jacq.) H. Karst.

 
Genus: Sterculia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Nomen number: 101913
Place of publication: Fl. columb. 2:35, t. 118. 1862
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (probably)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  7. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  8. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  9. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  11. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  12. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  13. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  14. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  15. Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  19. Taroda, N. 1984. A revision of the Brazilian species of Sterculia L. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 42:128.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Sterculia apetala (Jacq.) H. Karst. :

  • 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=101913. Accessed 13 November 2018.