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Taxon: Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb.

 
Genus: Ochroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Nomen number: 25473
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 5:123. 1920
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood; wood (an extremely light wood for boats, model airplanes, etc.) wood (an extremely light wood for boats, model airplanes, etc.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n. & w.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú 82. Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. 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=Ochroma+pyramidale&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. Note: = Ochroma lagopus Sw.
  13. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  14. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: = Ochroma lagopus Sw.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Robyns, A. 1964. Sterculiaceae. In: R.E. Woodson, Jr. & R.W. Schery. Flora of Panama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 51:64-67.
  17. Sosef, M. S. M. et al., eds. 1998. Timber trees: lesser-known timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(3):414-416.
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala. Note: = Ochroma lagopus Sw.
  19. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber. 1978. Flora del Avila.
  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb. :

  • 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:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25473. Accessed 17 August 2019.