Taxon profile


Rubber Tree
Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex Adr. Juss.) Muell. Arg.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Euphorbiaceae »  genus Hevea - hevea

Scientific synonyms

Siphonia brasiliensis Willd. ex Adr. Juss.
Hevea brasiliensis var. acreana Ule
Hevea brasiliensis f. acreana (Ule) Ducke
Hevea brasiliensis var. angustifolia Ule ex Huber
Hevea brasiliensis f. angustifolia (Ule ex Huber) Ule
Hevea braziliensis Willd.
Hevea camargoana Pires
Hevea granthamii Bartlett
Hevea janeirensis Müll. Arg.
Hevea brasiliensis var. janeirensis (Müll. Arg.) Pax


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Stenygrinum quadrinotatum Bates, 1873, Mallodon downesii Hope, 1843, Acalolepta tincturata (Pascoe, 1866), Phryneta leprosa (Fabricius, 1775) - Castilloa Borer, Malacopterus tenellus (Fabricius, 1801), ...

natural rubber

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Hevea camargoana Pires]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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