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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.
Accessions: 112 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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 [Amapá, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni (n.)] Colombia, [Amazonas] Peru [Huánuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martín]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography
  2. Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 18:73.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Hevea+brasiliensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  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). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_111.html target='_blank'
  12. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  14. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18974. Accessed 21 November 2019.