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Pterodon emarginatus

Accepted name

Pterodon emarginatus Vogel1, 2


Acosmium inornatum (Mohlenbr.) Yakovlev1, 2
Commilobium polygalaeflorus Benth.2
Commilobium pubescens Benth.2
Pterodon apparicioi Pedersoli2
Pterodon polygalaeflorus (Benth.) Benth.2
Pterodon polygaliflorus (Benth.) Benth.1, 2
Pterodon pubescens (Benth.) Benth.1, 2
Sweetia inornata Mohlenbr.1, 2


Tribe: Dipterygeae;  Genus: Pterodon

Vernacular names

Fava-de-santo-inacio2; Pessoek2; Sicupira2; Sucupira2; Sucupira Branca2; Sucupira-branca1


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Chemical products2; Environmental2; Medicine2; Wood2

Geographical records

Brazil:   Bahia1, 2, Distrito Federal (Brazil)2, Goias2, Maranhao2, Mato Grosso2, Mato Grosso do Sul2, Minas Gerais2, Piaui2, Sao Paulo2

South America1, 2, 3:   Bolivia(N)2, Brazil(N)1, 2, 3

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 3


1993-12 Cavalcante de Lima H


1:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
2:Lima, H.C. de (1989) A Checklist of the Dipterygeae species. Manuscript doc.
3:Pedersoli, J.L. (1970) Anais Acad. Brasil. Ci. 42 (Suppl.): 391-395... Pterodon Benth...

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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