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Taxon: Heteropsis spruceana Schott

 
Genus: Heteropsis
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Monsteroideae
Tribe: Heteropsideae
Nomen number: 406984
Place of publication: Aroideae 1:27, t. 60. 1853
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (aerial roots for making furniture, etc.); fiber (aerial roots for making furniture, etc.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela (s.)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios] Peru [San Martin]


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  3. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  4. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Heteropsis spruceana Schott :

  • 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=406984. Accessed 21 March 2019.