Taxon: Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms

 
Genus: Myroxylon
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 24873
Place of publication: Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 5:94. 1908
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Guerrero, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Oaxaca, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Acre, - Para
    • Caribbean: Cuba
    • Central America: Costa Rica - Puntarenas; El Salvador - La Libertad, - San Salvador, - Sonsonate; Guatemala - Peten; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela - Carabobo, - Falcon, - Miranda, - Yaracuy, - Zulia
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Beni; Colombia - Amazonas, - Antioquia, - Cesar, - Magdalena, - Meta; Ecuador - Napo, - Pastaza, - Zamora-Chinchipe; Peru - Amazonas, - Arequipa, - Cuzco, - Huanuco, - Madre de Dios, - Pasco, - San Martin, - Tumbes, - Ucayali

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Check other web resources for Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image