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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.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

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, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: mentions
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  7. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998-. Flora de la República de Cuba
  8. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  9. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  11. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  12. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  13. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  14. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  15. Pittier, H. F. et al. 1945-1947. Catálogo de la flora venezolana.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  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. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101913. Accessed 18 February 2020.