Taxon: Phyllostylon brasiliensis Capan. ex Benth. & Hook. f.

Genus: Phyllostylon
Family: Ulmaceae
Nomen number: 401816
Place of publication: Gen. pl. 3:352. 1880
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Sep-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • gurigica  (Source: Albertoa) - Portuguese
  • pau-branco  (Source: Sida) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Minas Gerais, - Pernambuco, - Rio de Janeiro


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  • Rocha, E. de Souza Ferreira da et al. 2000. Ulmáceas do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, nota preliminar (Albertoa) sér. Urticineae 2:11.
  • Todzia, C. A. 1992. A reevaluation of the genus Phyllostylon (Ulmaceae) (Sida) 15:264-266.

Check other web resources for Phyllostylon brasiliensis Capan. ex Benth. & Hook. f. :

  • 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.