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Taxon: Plukenetia conophora Müll. Arg.

 
Genus: Plukenetia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Plukenetieae
Subtribe: Plukenetiinae
Nomen number: 28875
Place of publication: Flora 47:530. 1864
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut
  • Materials: lipids (for use in paints)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Nigeria


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sierra Leone


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sierra Leone


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. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  7. Webster, G. L. 1994. Synopsis of the genera and suprageneric taxa of Euphorbiaceae Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 81:93.

Check other web resources for Plukenetia conophora Müll. Arg. :

  • 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=28875. Accessed 15 December 2018.