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Taxon: Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.

Genus: Pithecellobium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Ingeae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 28697
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 3:199. 1844
Name verified on: 01-May-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 3 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:

  • blackbead   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – English
  • camachile   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • guayamochil   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:256.) – English
  • Madrasthorn   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • Manila-tamarind   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • sweet-inga   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:256.) – English
  • pois sucré   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Camambilarinde   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • opiuma   (Source: Firewood Cr ) – Hawaiian
  • guamúchil   (Source: F NGalicia ) – Spanish
  • huamúchil   (Source: F NGalicia ) – Spanish
  • madre de flecha   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    Northern South America: Venezuela [w.]
    Western South America: Colombia [n. & w.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1997. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part II. Pithecellobium, Cojoba, and Zygia. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(2):23.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [cult.].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [natzd.].
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):113.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • 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.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource).
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:256 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:256.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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 or nodulation data:

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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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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?28697 (21 October 2014)

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