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
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 112 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_111.html,)
  • Materials: latex/rubber (fide Pl Book; Bot J Linn Soc 94:315. 1987; Pl Res SEAs 18:73. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Amapa, - Amazonas, - Mato Grosso, - Para
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Beni; Colombia - Amazonas; Peru - Huanuco, - Loreto, - Madre de Dios, - Pasco, - San Martin

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  • Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:73.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Schultes, R. E. 1987. Studies in the genus Hevea VIII. Notes on intrageneric variants of Hevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae) Econ. Bot. 41:125-148.
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:152.

Synonyms:

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.