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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. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
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]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Paraiba, Piaui]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:82.
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  10. Lee, Y.-T. & J. H. Langenheim 1975. Systematics of the genus Hymenaea L. (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae, Detarieae) Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 69:79-92.
  11. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  12. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  17. Mors, W. T. & C. T. Rizzini Useful plants of Brazil. (Use Pl Brazil)
  18. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Secretaria Pro-Tempore Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. (CoopAmaz)
  22. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  23. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  24. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Hymenaea courbaril L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19489. Accessed 16 October 2018.