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Taxon: Hymenaea courbaril L.

 
Genus: Hymenaea
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 19489
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1192. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials: gum/resin; wood
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Guerrero, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceará, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Paraíba, Piauí]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  6. 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=Hymenaea+courbaril&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Lee, Y.-T. & J. H. Langenheim. 1975. Systematics of the genus Hymenaea L. (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae, Detarieae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 69:79-92.
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  24. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press

Check other web resources for Hymenaea courbaril L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.

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=19489. Accessed 13 December 2019.