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Taxon: Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart.

Genus: Pourouma
Family: Urticaceae. Also placed in: Cecropiaceae
Nomen number: 29544
Place of publication: J. B. von Spix & C. F. P. von Martius, Reise Bras. 3:1130. 1831
Name verified on: 19-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Sep-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • sacha uvillas   (Source: Trees Peru ) – Spanish (Peru)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela - Amazonas
    Brazil: Brazil - Acre, Amazonas [w.]
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, Pando; Colombia - Amazonas, Caqueta, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupes; Ecuador - Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza; Peru - Amazonas, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin, Ucayali

References:

  • Berg, C. C. et al. 1990. Cecropiaceae: Coussapoa and Pourouma, with an introduction to the family. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 51:144.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart.:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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?29544 (02 August 2014)

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