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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.
Accessions: 13 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  3. Croat, T. B. 1974. A reconsideration of Spondias mombin L. (Anacardiaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:483-490.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Edições Melhoramentes. 1979. The new Michaelis illustrated dictionary (Novo Michaelis dicionário ilustrado), ed. 22/24 Note: Edições Melhoramentes, São Paulo, Brazil
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  8. 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=Spondias+mombin&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 23.2, Ex. 1.
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1987. Flora of Ecuador. 30:36-38.
  13. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  14. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  15. León, B. 2011. pers. comm.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  18. Miller, A. & B. Schaal. 2005. Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 102:12801-12806. Note: cites as var. mombin
  19. Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  23. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  24. Robyns, W. et al., eds. 1948-1963. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi
  25. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  26. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  27. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  28. Vasquez, R. & A. H. Gentry. 1989. Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area. Conservation Biol. 3:350-361. Note: commercially important in Iquitos, Peru
  29. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  30. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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. 2019. 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 July 2019.