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Taxon: Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A. H. Gentry

Genus: Pithecoctenium
Family: Bignoniaceae tribe: Bignonieae.
Nomen number: 105187
Place of publication: Taxon 24(1):123. 1975
Name verified on: 31-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • monkey's-comb   (Source: Atlas Florida [http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=1814]) – English
  • peine de mico   (Source: Ann Mo BG 94:630.) – Spanish

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Queretaro
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Suriname; Venezuela - Amazonas, Anzoategui, Aragua, Barinas, Bolivar, Carabobo, Cojedes, Falcon, Guarico, Lara, Merida, Miranda, Portuguesa, Tachira, Zulia
    Brazil: Brazil - Acre, Ceara, Goias, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz; Colombia - Bolivar, Choco, Guajira, Magdalena; Ecuador - Guayas; Peru - Cuzco, Junin, Madre de Dios, San Martin
    Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, Misiones; Paraguay; Uruguay

References:

  • Angely, J. A. 1970–. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. [= P. echinatum (Jacq.) Baill.].
  • Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry. 1978. Flora of the Rio Palenque science center.
  • Gentry, A. H. 1975. Bignonia crucigera: a case of mistaken identity. Taxon 24:121–123.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. [= Amphilophium crucigerum (L.) L. Lohmann].
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980- [= P. echinatum (Jacq.) Baill.].
  • Pool, A. 2007. A revision of the genus Pithecoctenium (Bignoniaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94:628–633.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala. [= P. echinatum (Jacq.) Baill.].
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
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Check other web resources for Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A. H. Gentry:

  • 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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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?105187 (23 July 2014)

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