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Taxon: Couepia longipendula Pilg.

Genus: Couepia
Family: Chrysobalanaceae
Nomen number: 417100
Place of publication: Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 6:41. 1914
Name verified on: 02-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Feb-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • castanha-de-galinha   (Source: F Neotrop 9:248.1972) – Portuguese

Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide F Neotrop 9:248. 1972)
  • Human food: oil/fat   (fide F Neotrop 9:248. 1972)

Distributional range:

    Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, Para

    Brazil: Brazil - Para



Check other web resources for Couepia longipendula Pilg.:

  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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