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Taxon: Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart

 
Genus: Albizia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 318459
Place of publication: Las leguminosas Argentinas ed. 2:542. 1952
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • gallinazo  (Source: Man CostaR) - Spanish (Costa Rica)
  • Guancaste blanco  (Source: Man CostaR) - Spanish (Costa Rica)

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide Rico Arce, Kew Bull 47:699. 1992)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: potential as wood (fide Rico Arce, Kew Bull 47:699. 1992)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Grenada, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [Saint Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela (n.)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia (w.), Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraná, Piauí]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Santa Cruz] Colombia, Ecuador (e.), Peru (e.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  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):220.
  3. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Rico Arce, M. de L. et al. 2008. A taxonomic study of Albizia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae: Ingeae) in Mexico and Central America. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 65:277-282.
  6. Rico Arce, M. de L. 1992. Notes on Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Kew Bull. 47:699.
  7. Rico, L. & T. Pennington. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  8. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.

Check other web resources for Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=318459. Accessed 20 September 2019.