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Taxon: Eysenhardtia polystachya (Ortega) Sarg.

 
Genus: Eysenhardtia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Amorpheae
Nomen number: 16513
Place of publication: Silva 3:29. 1892
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • kidneywood  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • palo azul  (Source: Econ Bot) - Spanish
  • palo dulce  (Source: Econ Bot) - Spanish
  • palo santo  (Source: Econ Bot) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Econ Bot 49:197-206. 1995; Herbs Commerce ed2); folklore (fide Econ Bot 49:197-206. 1995; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz]


References:

  1. Hersch-Martinez, P. 1995. Commercialization of wild medicinal plants from. southwest Puebla, Mexico Econ. Bot. 49:197-206.
  2. Lang, J. M. & D. Isely 1982. Eysenhardtia (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) Iowa State J. Res. 56:405.
  3. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Eysenhardtia polystachya (Ortega) Sarg. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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

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=16513. Accessed 12 December 2018.