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Taxon: Psychotria poeppigiana Müll. Arg.

Genus: Psychotria
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Rubioideae tribe: Psychotrieae.
Nomen number: 449082
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 6(5):370. 1881
Name verified on: 02-Nov-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Aug-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • sore-mouth-bush   (Source: F Nicaragua ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Atual Vet 2(9):37-38. 1973, as Cephaelis tomentosa)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina

References:

  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Nazario, W. 1973. Cephaelis tomentosa, a plant poisonous for cattle. Atual. Vet. 2(9):37–38. [= Cephaelis tomentosa (Aubl.) Vahl].
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Psychotria poeppigiana Müll. Arg.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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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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?449082 (18 April 2014)

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