Taxon: Ocotea cernua (Nees) Mez

Genus: Ocotea
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 405603
Place of publication: Mitt. Bot. Vereins Kreis Freiburg 47/48:422. 1888
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Feb-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (fide HerbSpices)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Martinique
    • Northern South America: Suriname
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Peru


  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Rohwer, J. G. 1986. Prodromus einer Monographie der Gattung Ocotea Aubl. (Lauraceae) sensu lato Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 20:207.


Check other web resources for Ocotea cernua (Nees) Mez :

  • 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.