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Taxon: Aspidosperma excelsum Benth.

Genus: Aspidosperma
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Alstonieae
Nomen number: 5580
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Hooker) 3:245. 1841
Name verified on: 07-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Jul-2011
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro
    Brazil: Brazil - Amapa, Amazonas, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Rio de Janeiro
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz; Colombia; Peru - Loreto, San Martin




Check other web resources for Aspidosperma excelsum Benth.:

  • 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: (08 October 2015)

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