Taxon: Erythroxylum coca Lam.

 
Genus: Erythroxylum
Family: Erythroxylaceae
Nomen number: 15794
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:393. 1786
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Oct-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore (source of cocaine)
  • Social: narcotic ()
  • Social: stimulant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (Andean), Peru (Andean)


    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. in tropics)

    Other (origin Andean South America)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Bohm, B. A. et al. 1982. Biosystematics and evolution of cultivated coca (Erythroxylaceae) Syst. Bot. 7:121-133.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Plowman, T. & N. Hensold 2004. Names, types, and distribution of neotropical species of Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae) (Brittonia) 56:12-13.
  11. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)

Check other web resources for Erythroxylum coca Lam. :

  • 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.

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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=15794. Accessed 20 April 2018.