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Taxon: Clusia rosea Jacq.

Genus: Clusia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt. Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 10952
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 34. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 270. 1763)
Name verified on: 01-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-May-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F. Starr et al. 2003)
  • Weed   (fide F. Starr et al. 2003)

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 Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Aruba; Bahamas; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador - Los Rios [but identity of single specimen is tentative]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, Pernambuco

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Clusia rosea Jacq.:


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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