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Taxon: Copaifera langsdorffii Desf.

 
Genus: Copaifera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 312665
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7:377. 1821
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide PLoS One 4(4): e5261-3.)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (Mapiri)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay


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. Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I (Boissiera) 35:247.
  3. Buddenhagen, C. E. et al. 2009. Assessing biofuel crop invasiveness: A case study (PloS One) 4(4): e5261.
  4. Burkart, A. E. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2. (Leg Argent)
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  8. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)

Check other web resources for Copaifera langsdorffii Desf. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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:

  • Seed: 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=312665. Accessed 23 October 2018.