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Taxon: Theobroma bernoullii Pittier

Genus: Theobroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Theobromateae
Nomen number: 466373
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13:319. 1914
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Feb-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama [Colon]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Antioquia, Choco, Narino]


  1. Cuatrecasas, J. 1964. Cacao and its allies: a taxonomic revision of the genus Theobroma Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 35:489-494.
  2. Idárraga-Piedrahita, A. et al. 2011. Flora de Antioquia. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares, vol. II. Listado de las plantas vasculares del departamento de Antioquia. (L Antioquia) 2
  3. Silva S., C. R. & A. Figueira 2005. Phylogenetic analysis of Theobroma (Sterculiaceae) based on Kunitz-like trypsin inhibitor sequences Pl. Syst. Evol. 250:94.

Check other web resources for Theobroma bernoullii Pittier :

  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=466373. Accessed 18 December 2018.