Taxon: Simarouba amara Aubl.

 
Genus: Simarouba
Family: Simaroubaceae
Nomen number: 33956
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 860, t. 331-2. 1775
Comment: non Quassia amara L.
Name Verified on: 22-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (fide Trees Peru)
  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Montserrat; St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines - St. Vincent
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. 1998 (L Mato Grosso)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  • Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. 1965 (F Barbados)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Nooteboom, H. P. 1962. Generic delimitation in Simaroubaceae tribus Simaroubeae and a conspectus of the genus Quassia L. (Blumea) 11:525.
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Simarouba amara Aubl. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.