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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.
Accessions: 7 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Angely, J. A. 1970-. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  3. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  5. Croat, T. B. 1978. Flora of Barro Colorado Island.
  6. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  7. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  12. Mors, W. T. & C. T. Rizzini. 1966. Useful plants of Brazil.
  13. Perez Arbelaez, E. 1947. Plantas utiles de Colombia.
  14. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  17. Roosmalen, M. G. van. 1977. Surinaams vruchtenboek
  18. Spellman, D. L. et al. 1975, 1981. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83.
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  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.
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26272. Accessed 22 August 2019.