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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. Last Changed: 29-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Campeche, 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). (F WIndies Online)
  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. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Rico Arce, M. de L. 1992. Notes on Albizia niopoides (Spruce ex Benth.) Burkart (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) Kew Bull. 47:699.
  6. 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.
  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 21 April 2019.