Hymenaea courbaril

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Hymenaea courbaril


This polymorphic, tropical American species consists of six varieties. Five of them are found so far only in Brazil but one has a wider range, is cultivated in the tropics and is treated here.


Wei 1988: p. 212. – In: Fl. Reipubl. Popul. Sin.: t. 74/1-4
Lee & Langenheim 1975: p. 79. – In: Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot.: f. 25-27
Backer & Bakh.f 1964 – In: Fl. Java: 528
Rudd 1991 – In: Fl. Ceylon: 1056.