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Taxon: Theobroma cacao L. group guiana

Genus: Theobroma
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Theobromateae
Nomen number: 466640
Place of publication: PLoS One 3(10):e3311. 2008
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Theobroma cacao Guiana 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:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Pará, Amapá]


  1. McElroy, M. S. et al. 2018. Prediction of cacao (Theobroma cacao) resistance to Moniliophthora spp. diseases via genome-wide association analysis and genomic selection Front. Plant Sci. 9:343.
  2. Motamayor, J. C. et al. 2008. Geographic and genetic population differentiation of the Amazonian chocolate tree (Theobroma cacao L.) (PloS One) 3(10):e3311.

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

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=466640. Accessed 18 April 2019.