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Taxon: Brosimum alicastrum Sw.

 
Genus: Brosimum
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Dorstenieae
Nomen number: 7895
Place of publication: Prodr. 12. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Berg, C. C. 1972. Olmedieae, Brosimeae (Moraceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 7:169.
  3. Berg, C. C. 2001. Moreae, Arocarpeae, and Dorstenia (Moraceae) with introductions to the family and Ficus and with additions and corrections to Flora Neotropica Monograph 7. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 83:232.
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  5. 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=Brosimum+alicastrum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  7. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  8. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  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. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts

Check other web resources for Brosimum alicastrum Sw. :

  • 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=7895. Accessed 16 July 2019.