Taxon: Tropaeolum peltophorum Benth.

 
Genus: Tropaeolum
    Section: Tropaeolum
Family: Tropaeolaceae
Nomen number: 40688
Place of publication: Pl. hartw. 127. Dec 1843-Jan 1844
Name Verified on: 31-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jan-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru - Piura

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:520.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Sparre, B. & L. Andersson 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Tropaeolaceae Opera Bot. 108:63.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Tropaeolum peltophorum Benth. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.