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Taxon: Spondias purpurea L.

 
Genus: Spondias
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Nomen number: 35337
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:613. 1762
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (4 active, 2 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 (fide CultTropS; Econ Bot 54:449-458. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


    Cultivated (in neotropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  3. Edições Melhoramentes. 1979. The new Michaelis illustrated dictionary (Novo Michaelis dicionário ilustrado), ed. 22/24 Note: Edições Melhoramentes, São Paulo, Brazil
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. 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+purpurea&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1987. Flora of Ecuador. 30:38-40.
  8. Howard, R. 1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 5:103-104.
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Koziol, M. J. & M. J. Macia. 1998. Chemical composition, nutritional evaluation, and economic prospects of Spondias purpurea (Anacardiaceae). Econ. Bot. 52:373-380.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  13. Macia, M. J. & A. S. Barfod. 2000. Economic botany of Spondias purpurea (Anacardiaceae) in Ecuador. Econ. Bot. 54:449-458.
  14. Miller, A. & B. Schaal. 2005. Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 102:12801-12806.
  15. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  16. Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  21. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  22. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:288.
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Spondias purpurea L. :

  • 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=35337. Accessed 19 September 2019.