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Taxon: Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll. Arg.

 
Genus: Hevea
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Micrandreae
Subtribe: Heveinae
Nomen number: 18974
Place of publication: Linnaea 34:204. 1865
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 112 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads; latex/rubber (fide Pl Book; Bot J Linn Soc 94:315. 1987); latex/rubber; latex/rubber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Beni (n.)] Colombia, [Amazonas] Peru [Huanuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  2. Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:73.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  9. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Schultes, R. E. 1987. Studies in the genus Hevea VIII. Notes on intrageneric variants of Hevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae) Econ. Bot. 41:125-148.
  11. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  12. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  14. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:152.

Check other web resources for Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll. Arg. :

  • 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=18974. Accessed 10 December 2018.