Taxon: Spondias mombin L.

 
Genus: Spondias
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Nomen number: 35334
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:371. 1753
Name Verified on: 10-Jan-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Jan-2000
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide CultTropS)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in West Indies obscure

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in paleotropics

References:

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  • Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. 1971- (F Senegal)
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  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Edições Melhoramentes The new Michaelis illustrated dictionary (Novo Michaelis dicionário ilustrado), ed. 22/24. 1979 (Portuguese Dict)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. 1979-1982 (L Micrones)
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  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
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  • Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
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  • Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
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  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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