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Taxon: Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart.

 
Genus: Pourouma
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 29544
Place of publication: J. B. von Spix & C. F. P. von Martius, Reise Bras. 3:1130. 1831 "Puruma cecropiaefolia"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jun-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit; potential as fruit; potential as fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas (w.)]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Beni, Pando] Colombia, [Amazonas, Caqueta, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupes] Ecuador, [Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza] Peru [Amazonas, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin, Ucayali]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Berg, C. C. et al. 1990. Cecropiaceae: Coussapoa and Pourouma, with an introduction to the family Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 51:144.
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  4. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. Pedrosa, H. C. et al. 2018. The domestication of the Amazon tree grape (Pourouma cecropiifolia) under an ecological lens Front. Plant Sci. 9:203.

Check other web resources for Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=29544. Accessed 16 November 2018.