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Taxon: Poiretia punctata (Willd.) Desv.

Genus: Poiretia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 313378
Place of publication: J. Bot. Agric. 1:122, t. 5, fig. 17. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • Mexico (Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima?, Veracruz, Chiapas)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (e.), Hispaniola
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


  1. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  2. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  3. Rudd, V. E. 1972. A new variety of Poiretia latifolia and a brief resume of the genus Poiretia Vent. (Leguminosae). Phytologia 23:142.

Check other web resources for Poiretia punctata (Willd.) Desv. :

  • 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=313378. Accessed 23 February 2020.