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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. Last Changed: 18-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago
    • 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:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  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. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  4. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  7. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  12. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  16. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  21. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  22. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:163-168.
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8222. Accessed 11 December 2018.