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Taxon: Abarema jupunba (Willd.) Britton & Killip

Genus: Abarema
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 311929
Place of publication: Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 35:126. 1936
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [Saint Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana (possibly), Guyana (possibly), Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


  1. Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1984. A new species of Abarema Pittier (Mimosaceae: Ingeae) from Amazonian Brazil. Acta Amazon. 14:95. Note: mentions
  2. Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):66.
  3. Gunn, C. R. 1984. Fruits and seeds of genera in the subfamily Mimosoideae (Fabaceae). Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1681:138. Note: mentions
  4. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen. 1989. Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca
  5. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  6. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: = Pithecellobium jupunba (Willd.) Urb.
  7. Nielsen, I. C. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth.. Advances in legume systematics. 1:180. Note: accepts the genus Abarema Pittier
  8. Pittier, H. F. et al. 1945-1947. Catálogo de la flora venezolana.
  9. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname. Note: = Pithecellobium jupunba (Willd.) Urb.

Check other web resources for Abarema jupunba (Willd.) Britton & Killip :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311929. Accessed 16 February 2020.