Simarouba amara

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Simarouba amara

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Sapindales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Simaroubaceae
Genus: Simarouba
Species: Simarouba amara

Name

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Simarouba amara Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 860 (1775)

Synonymy

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  • Pistacia americana Mill., Gard. Dict., ed. 8. n. 7 (1768)
  • Quassia dioica O.Berg, Mat. Med. 355. (1778)
  • Quassia simaruba L.f., Suppl. Pl. 234 (1782)
  • Quassia simarouba W.Wright, Trans. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 2: 80, nom. illegit. (1790)
  • Quassia officinalis Rich., Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 108 (1792)
  • Zwingera amara Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4 [Willdenow] 2(1): 569 (1799)
  • Quassia alatifolia Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. ii. 491 (1812)
  • Simarouba amara var. opaca Engl., Nat. Pflanzenfam. [Engler & Prantl] 3, Abt. 4: 213 (1896)
  • Simarouba opaca Radlk. ex F.Boas, Beih. Bot. Centralbl., Abt. 1. 29(1): 332 (1913)
  • Simarouba amara var. typica Cronquist, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 71: 229 (1944)
  • Simarouba amara var. puberula Cuatrec., Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 8: 466 (1952)

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panamá
    • Caribbean
      • Leeward Is., Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.
    • Northern South America
      • French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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