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Taxon: Alchornea castaneifolia (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) A. Juss.

Genus: Alchornea
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Acalyphoideae tribe: Alchorneeae subtribe: Alchorneinae.
Nomen number: 430340
Place of publication: Euphorb. gen. 42. 1824
Name verified on: 28-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • oeirana   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • orana   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jarito   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Colombia)
  • ocalatillo   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Colombia)
  • sará   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Paraguay)
  • hiporuro   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Peru)
  • hiporuro macho   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Peru)
  • ipururo   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Peru)
  • lagarto sacha   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Peru)
  • yaco-chichua   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Peru)
  • aliso branco   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Venezuela)
  • jarizo   (Source: F Neotrop 93:73.) – Spanish (Venezuela)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, Bahia, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru - Huanuco, Loreto, San Martin, Ucayali
    Southern South America: Argentina - Formosa; Paraguay

References:

  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Secco, R. de S. 2004. Alchorneae (Euphorbiaceae) - (Alchornea, Aparisthmium e Conceveiba). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 93:66–74.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Alchornea castaneifolia (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) A. Juss.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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:

  • 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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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?430340 (30 September 2014)

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