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Taxon: Citharexylum spinosum L.

Genus: Citharexylum
Family: Verbenaceae.
Nomen number: 10664
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:625. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 08-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Feb-1996
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • fiddlewood   (Source: F LAnt ) – English
  • Florida fiddlewood   (Source: Dict Gard [as C. fruticosum]) – English
  • spiny fiddlewood   (Source: Global Comp Weeds ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. [mentions].
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Méndez Santos, I. E. & S. Cafferty. 2001. Typification of Linnaean names of taxa of Verbenaceae s.str. described from the Greater Antilles. Taxon 50:1137–1138.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 223.
  • Randall, R. P. 2002. A global compendium of weeds.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10664 (22 July 2014)

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