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Taxon: Byrsonima crassifolia (L.) Kunth

 
Genus: Byrsonima
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 8222
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 5:115[folio]; 5:149[quarto]. 1822
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6631
Name Verified on: 13-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: charcoal
  • Human food: potential as beverage base; potential as beverage base

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Hispaniola, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  2. Anderson, W. R. 1981. Malpighiaceae. In "The botany of the Guayana Highland - Part XI" by B. Maguire and collaborators. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32:91.
  3. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  4. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  7. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  12. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  16. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  17. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  20. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  21. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  22. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:163-168.
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Byrsonima crassifolia (L.) Kunth :


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=8222. Accessed 5 December 2019.