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Taxon: Cinchona pubescens Vahl

Genus: Cinchona
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Cinchonoideae tribe: Cinchoneae.
Nomen number: 10570
Place of publication: Skr. Naturhist.-Selsk. 1:19, t. 2. 1790
Name verified on: 18-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-May-1998
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • quinine   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • red cinchona   (Source: Ency CNatIn ) – English
  • red Peruvian-bark   (Source: Ency CNatIn ) – English
  • redbark   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • quinquina rouge   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • quina-do-Amazonas   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • quineira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cascarilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • cinchona   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • rött kinaträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama - Chiriqui
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. [introduced].
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Andersson, L. 1998. A revision of the genus Cinchona (Rubiaceae-Cinchoneae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 80:30.
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. [= C. succirubra].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):204 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):204.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Soukup, J. 1973. Las Rubiaceas del Peru, sus generos y lista de especies. Biota 9:325.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. A:83 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). A:83.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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