Data about <i>Theobroma cacao</i>

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Distribution

 
introduced range includes
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Puerto Rico
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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U. S. Virgin Islands
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
  • geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
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Asia - China - Hainan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Yunnan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Belize
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Mesoamerica - Belize - Cayo
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Mesoamerica - Belize - Stann Creek
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Mesoamerica - Costa Rica - Cartago
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Mesoamerica - Costa Rica - Puntarenas
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Mesoamerica - El Salvador
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Mesoamerica - Guatemala
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Mesoamerica - Guatemala - Retalhuleu
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Mesoamerica - Guatemala - Suchitepéquez
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Mesoamerica - Honduras
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Mesoamerica - Mexico
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Mesoamerica - Mexico
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Campeche
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Chiapas
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Chiapas
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Colima
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Guerrero
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Michoacán
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Oaxaca
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Tabasco
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Veracruz
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Yucatan
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Mesoamerica - Panama
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Mesoamerica - Panama
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Bocas del Toro
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Canal Area
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Darién
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Herrera
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Panamá
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Veraguas
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North America - United States
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South America - Bolivia
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South America - Bolivia - Beni
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South America - Bolivia - Cochabamba
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South America - Bolivia - La Paz
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South America - Bolivia - Santa Cruz
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South America - Brazil
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South America - Brazil - Amazonas
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South America - Colombia
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South America - Colombia - Amazonas
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South America - Colombia - Antioquia
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South America - Colombia - Caquetá
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South America - Colombia - Magdalena
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South America - Colombia - Meta
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South America - Colombia - Valle del Cauca
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South America - Ecuador
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South America - Ecuador - Los Ríos
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South America - Ecuador - Morona-Santiago
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South America - Ecuador - Napo
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South America - Ecuador - Sucumbíos
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South America - French Guiana
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South America - Guyana
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South America - Peru
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South America - Peru
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South America - Peru - Junín
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South America - Peru - Loreto
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South America - Suriname
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South America - Venezuela - Amazonas
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South America - Venezuela - Aragua
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South America - Venezuela - Barinas
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South America - Venezuela - Bolívar
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South America - Venezuela - Delta Amacuro
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South America - Venezuela - Miranda
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South America - Venezuela - Monagas
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South America - Venezuela - Mérida
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South America - Venezuela - Táchira
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South America - Venezuela - Yaracuy
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South America - Venezuela - Zulia
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Physical Description

 
wood density
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0.41 g/cm³
Global Wood Density Database  
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0.43 g/cm³
Global Wood Density Database  
 
growth habit
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
  • tree
    Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in height).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
 
fruit type
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dry fruit
Chen and Moles, 2015  
 
seed volume
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2,300 mm³
Chen and Moles, 2015  

Ecology

 
habitat
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cultivated habitat
  • cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
elevation measurement
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1,000 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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1,000 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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1,000 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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350 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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700 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  

Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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