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Taxon: Lecythis zabucajo Aubl.

 
Genus: Lecythis
Family: Lecythidaceae
Subfamily: Lecythidoideae
Nomen number: 21717
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 718, t. 288, 284. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as nut; potential as nut

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


References:

  1. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  2. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  3. Mori, S. A. & G. T. Prance 1990. Lecythidaceae - Part II. The zygomorphic-flowered New World genera (Couroupita, Corythophora, Bertholletia, Couratari, Eschweilera, & Lecythis) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 21(2):289-290, 292.
  4. Mori, S. A. et al. Lecythidaceae pages (on-line resource). (Lecythidaceae Pages)
  5. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  6. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)

Check other web resources for Lecythis zabucajo Aubl. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=21717. Accessed 18 October 2018.