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Taxon: Aspidosperma polyneuron Müll. Arg.

Genus: Aspidosperma
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Alstonieae.
Nomen number: 5584
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 6(1):57. 1860
Name verified on: 07-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Jul-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • peroba   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-comum   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-miúda   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-mirim   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-paulista   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-rosa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Colombia; Peru - Cajamarca
    Southern South America: Argentina - Misiones; Paraguay - Alto Parana, Amambay, Canendiyu

References:

  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I. Boissiera 35:10.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1989–1998. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Spichiger, R., ed. 1985–. Flora del Paraguay.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Aspidosperma polyneuron Müll. Arg.:

  • 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?5584 (16 September 2014)

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