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Taxon: Bertholletia excelsa Humb. & Bonpl.

 
Genus: Bertholletia
Family: Lecythidaceae
Subfamily: Lecythidoideae
Nomen number: 7022
Place of publication: Pl. aequinoct. 1:122-127, t. 36. 1807 ("1808")
Link to protologue:
Comment: despite the indication in TL-2 of Bonpland as the "Author of text" for this work, Bonpland is really only identified on the title page as the editor of a work jointly authored by both Humboldt and Bonpland, who thus have joint authorship of any nomenclatural novelties therein
Name Verified on: 10-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela [Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá (Acre, Rondonia, Matto Grosso), Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni] Colombia, [Amazonas] Peru [Madre de Dios (e.)]


References:

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  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Bertholletia+excelsa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Mori, S. A. & G. T. Prance. 1990. Lecythidaceae - Part II. The zygomorphic-flowered New World genera (Couroupita, Corythophora, Bertholletia, Couratari, Eschweilera, & Lecythis). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 21(2):114-118.
  11. Mori, S. A. et al. Lecythidaceae pages (on-line resource). URL: http://sweetgum.nybg.org/lp/taxon.php?irn=133412 target='_blank'
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  15. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  16. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:85-95.

Check other web resources for Bertholletia excelsa Humb. & Bonpl. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=7022. Accessed 22 September 2019.