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Taxon: Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf ex Wardleworth

 
Genus: Pilocarpus
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Toddalioideae
Tribe: Cusparieae
Nomen number: 402664
Place of publication: Pharm. J. Trans. ser. 3, 24:506. 1893 (ex Holmes, Pharm. J. Trans. ser. 3, 24:416. 1893, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Nov-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of pilocarpine (mainly used against glaucoma fide J. A. Kallunki, pers. comm. 1996; Herbs Commerce; F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2); source of pilocarpine (mainly used against glaucoma fide J. A. Kallunki, pers. comm. 1996; Herbs Commerce; F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Maranhao, Para, Piaui]


References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  2. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Kaastra, R. C. 1982. Pilocarpinae (Rutaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 33:151.
  5. Kallunki, J. A. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Moura, E. F. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity of Pilocarpus microphyllus accessions using leaf traits Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. 5:348-354.
  8. Moura, E. F. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity in a jaborandi (Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf.) germplasm bank assessed by RAPD markers Revista Brasil. Pl. Med. 7:1-8.
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Vieira, R. F. 1999. Conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in Brazil (Persp New Crops Uses) 152-159.

Check other web resources for Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf ex Wardleworth :

  • 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=402664. Accessed 15 November 2018.