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Taxon: Myrospermum frutescens Jacq.

Genus: Myrospermum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Sophoreae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 24870
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 20. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 120, t. 174, fig. 34. 1763)
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Aug-2006
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 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.


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Oaxaca
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola; Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix, St. Thomas
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin. J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435–470.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Rudd, V. E. 1968. Leguminosae of Mexico - Faboideae I. Sophoreae and Podalyrieae. Rhodora 70:505.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
More:

Check other web resources for Myrospermum frutescens Jacq.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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?24870 (30 October 2014)

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