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Taxon: Pachira aquatica Aubl.

 
Genus: Pachira
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Nomen number: 26272
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 726, t. 291-292. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (yellow dye); wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

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. Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  3. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Croat, T. B. Flora of Barro Colorado Island. (F BarroColo)
  6. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  7. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  12. Mors, W. T. & C. T. Rizzini Useful plants of Brazil. (Use Pl Brazil)
  13. Perez Arbelaez, E. Plantas utiles de Colombia. (Use Pl Colomb)
  14. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  17. Roosmalen, M. G. van Surinaams vruchtenboek. 1977 (Surinaam V)
  18. Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83. (L Belize)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pachira aquatica Aubl. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=26272. Accessed 19 October 2018.