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Taxon: Spondias mombin L.

 
Genus: Spondias
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Nomen number: 35334
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:371. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Jan-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (tropical)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated (widely cult. in paleotropics)

    Other (exact native range in West Indies obscure)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. Croat, T. B. 1974. A reconsideration of Spondias mombin L. (Anacardiaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:483-490.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Edições Melhoramentes The new Michaelis illustrated dictionary (Novo Michaelis dicionário ilustrado), ed. 22/24. 1979 (Portuguese Dict)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 23.2, Ex. 1.
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1987. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador) 30:36-38.
  14. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  15. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  16. León, B. 2011. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  19. Miller, A. & B. Schaal 2005. Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 102:12801-12806.
  20. Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  25. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  26. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  27. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  28. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  29. Vasquez, R. & A. H. Gentry 1989. Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area Conservation Biol. 3:350-361.
  30. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Spondias mombin L. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35334. Accessed 15 November 2018.