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Taxon: Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth.

 
Genus: Ptychopetalum
Family: Olacaceae
Nomen number: 402674
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 2:377. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (aphrodisiac fide F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2); folklore (aphrodisiac fide F Neotrop; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá, Amazonas, Pará]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2 (L Guianas ed2)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Sleumer, H. O. 1984. Olacaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 38:133.

Check other web resources for Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth. :

  • 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=402674. Accessed 18 June 2019.