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Taxon: Schinopsis balansae Engl.

Genus: Schinopsis
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 70657
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 6:286. 1885
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • willow-leaf red quebracho  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • quebracho rouge  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • roter Quebrachobaum  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • quebracho-colorado  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • quebracho-vermelho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • quebracho-vermelho-chaquenho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • quebracho colorado  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • quebracho  (Source: Websters Dict) - Spanish (South America)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Meyer & Barkley, Lilloa 33:209. 1973); wood; wood

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Mato Grosso]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco, Corrientes (n.w.), Formosa, Santa Fe (n.)] Paraguay


  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Meyer, T. & F. A. Barkley 1973. Revision del genero Schinopsis (Anacardiaceae) (Lilloa) 33:209, 213-216.
  6. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  7. Spichiger, R., ed. Flora del Paraguay. (F Parag)
  8. Woods, R. P. 1949. Timbers of South America

Check other web resources for Schinopsis balansae Engl. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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=70657. Accessed 22 April 2019.