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Taxon: Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol.

 
Genus: Cecropia
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 417489
Place of publication: Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Inst. Bononiensis 4:439. 1840 (Fl. guatimal. 39. 1840)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; L Belize NY); folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; L Belize NY)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Nayarit]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands


References:

  1. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85 (L Belize NY)
  2. Berg, C. C. & P. Franco R. 2005. Cecropia Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 94:128-135.
  3. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  4. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  5. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 (L Ecuador)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Pennington, T. D. & J. Sarukhan Arboles tropicales de México. (Trees Trop Mex)
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  9. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i (F Hawaii)
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=417489. Accessed 21 May 2019.