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Taxon: Platonia insignis Mart.

 
Genus: Platonia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 310496
Place of publication: Nov. gen. sp. pl. 3:169, t. 289. 1832
Link to protologue:
Comment: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) if the cited Moronobea esculenta Arruda treated as validly published, which the Committee for Spermatophyta considered not so while contradictorily recommending it for rejection
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential as biomass for energy generation
  • Human food:
  • Materials: wood (as Platonia esculenta); wood (as Platonia esculenta)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


References:

  1. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  2. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11 (Taxon) 60:1212.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 56 (Taxon) 54:527-528.
  5. Brummitt, R. K. 2010. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 61 (Taxon) 59:1276.
  6. Castro, P. et al. 2007. Opciones para la producción y uso del biodiésel en el Perú Solucion. Pract. ITDG 51:97.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  9. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Rickett, H. W. & F. A. Stafleu 1959. Nomina generica conservanda et rejicienda spermatophytorum III (Taxon) 8:313.
  15. Rijckevorsel, P. van 2002. (1564) Proposal to conserve the name Platonia insignis against Moronobea esculenta (Guttiferae) (Taxon) 51:813-815.
  16. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:50-55.

Check other web resources for Platonia insignis Mart. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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=310496. Accessed 12 December 2018.