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Taxon: Haematoxylum brasiletto H. Karst.

Genus: Haematoxylum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 18173
Place of publication: Fl. columb. 2:27. 1862
Name verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-2007
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • peachwood   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • brazilette   (Source: Leg World 135. 2005) – Spanish
  • palo brasil   (Source: F NGalicia ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff   (source of brasilin fide Leg World 135. 2005)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. 135.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Norton, S. A. 1996. Journal American Academy Dermatology. 34:149–151. [mentions].
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83, 1975 & 1981
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama. [mentions].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Haematoxylum brasiletto H. Karst.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images:

More:
  • 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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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?18173 (22 September 2014)

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