Taxon: Cinchona pitayensis (Wedd.) Wedd.

 
Genus: Cinchona
Family: Rubiaceae
  Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
      Tribe: Cinchoneae
Nomen number: 10569
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 3, 11:269. 1849
Name Verified on: 18-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • quineira  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

References:

  • Acosta-Solis, M. 1947. Cinchonas del Ecuador 145, 157.
  • Andersson, L. 1998. A revision of the genus Cinchona (Rubiaceae-Cinchoneae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 80:42.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Cinchona pitayensis (Wedd.) Wedd. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.