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Taxon: Theobroma cacao L. group amelonado

 
Genus: Theobroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Theobromateae
Nomen number: 466636
Place of publication: PLoS One 3(10):e3311. 2008
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Theobroma cacao Amelonado Group]
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jul-2016
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


References:

  1. Motamayor, J. C. et al. 2008. Geographic and genetic population differentiation of the Amazonian chocolate tree (Theobroma cacao L.) (PloS One) 3(10):e3311.
  2. Motamayor, J. C. et al. 2013. The genome sequence of the most widely cultivated cacao type and its use to identify candidate gene regulating pod color Genome Biol. 14: r53. Pages 1-25.

Check other web resources for Theobroma cacao L. group amelonado :

  • 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=466636. Accessed 19 December 2018.