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Taxon: Heliocarpus americanus L.

 
Genus: Heliocarpus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Nomen number: 18815
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:448. 1753 "americana"
Link to protologue:
Comment: [South American plants may be better segregated as H. popayanensis Kunth]
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 21-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Hidalgo, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Azuay, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios, Tungurahua] Peru [Amazonas, Cajamarca, Cuzco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, Puno, San Martin, Ucayali]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Catamarca, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman] Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  4. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  5. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  6. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. (F Bajio)
  7. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  8. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  9. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Heliocarpus americanus L. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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=18815. Accessed 18 November 2018.