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Taxon: Cecropia palmata Willd.

Genus: Cecropia
Family: Urticaceae. Also placed in: Cecropiaceae
Nomen number: 9678
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):652. 1806
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.

Common names:

  • snakewoodtree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • torem   (Source: F Neotrop 94:140.) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia

References:

More:

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Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9678 (24 April 2014)

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