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.
Typification:
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

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber ()
  • Materials: wood ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • 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
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33956. Accessed 20 June 2018.