Taxon: Carapa guianensis Aubl.

 
Genus: Carapa
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 9004
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane suppl. 32, t. 387. 1775
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: lipids (fide F Neotrop 28:414. 1981)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Neotrop 28:414. 1981)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (e.), Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala (e.), Honduras (n.), Nicaragua (n.e.), Panama (n.e.)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Kenfack, D. 2011. A synoptic revision of Carapa (Meliaceae) Harvard Pap. Bot. 16:182-185.
  7. Pennington, T. D. 1981. Meliaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 28:407-414.
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Carapa guianensis Aubl. :

  • 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.

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=9004. Accessed 23 April 2018.