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Taxon: Simarouba amara Aubl.

 
Genus: Simarouba
Family: Simaroubaceae
Nomen number: 33956
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 860, t. 331-2. 1775
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Quassia amara L.
Name Verified on: 22-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Saint Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [Saint Vincent]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  7. Gooding, E. G. et al. 1965. Flora of Barbados.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  11. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  12. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  13. Nooteboom, H. P. 1962. Generic delimitation in Simaroubaceae tribus Simaroubeae and a conspectus of the genus Quassia L.. Blumea 11:525. Note: = Quassia simarouba L. f.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  17. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

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.
  • 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=33956. Accessed 19 August 2019.