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Taxon: Chamissoa altissima (Jacq.) Kunth

Genus: Chamissoa
Family: Amaranthaceae.
Nomen number: 10146
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 2:158[folio]; 2:197[quarto]. 1818; t. 125. 1817
Name verified on: 23-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Aug-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Queretaro
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Chamissoa altissima (Jacq.) Kunth:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10146 (22 October 2014)

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