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Taxon: Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol.

Genus: Cecropia
Family: Urticaceae. Also placed in: Cecropiaceae
Nomen number: 417489
Place of publication: Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Inst. Bononiensis 4:439. 1840 (Fl. guatimal. 39. 1840)
Name verified on: 02-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Aug-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands

References:

  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Berg, C. C. & P. Franco R. 2005. Cecropia. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 94:128–135.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Pennington, T. D. & J. Sarukhan. 1968. Arboles tropicales de México.
  • 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).
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?417489 (20 September 2014)

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