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Taxon: Simarouba glauca DC.

 
Genus: Simarouba
Family: Simaroubaceae
Nomen number: 33957
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17:242. 1811
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: source of glaucarubin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=606)]
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Simarouba+glauca&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Janick, J. & J. E. Simmon, eds. 1993. New crops 146.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  10. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  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. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  16. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: = Sinapis amara Aubl.
  17. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Simarouba glauca DC. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=33957. Accessed 19 August 2019.