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Taxon: Lecythis minor Jacq.

 
Genus: Lecythis
Family: Lecythidaceae
Subfamily: Lecythidoideae
Nomen number: 70395
Place of publication: Select. stirp. amer. hist. 168, t. 109. 1763
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: nut (some evidence of toxicity, especially of plants growing in soils with high concentration of Se fide F Neotrop)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  2. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  3. 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):317-318.
  4. Mori, S. A. et al. Lecythidaceae pages (on-line resource). (Lecythidaceae Pages)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Lecythis minor Jacq. :

  • 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.

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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=70395. Accessed 19 November 2018.