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Taxon: Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J. F. Macbr.

Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae.
Nomen number: 12631
Place of publication: Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 8:124. 1930
Name verified on: 12-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-May-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 52 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:

  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol   (fide N. El Bassam 1998)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Barbados; Dominica; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Bolivar, Merida
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas [s.e.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Society Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J. F. Macbr.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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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Cite as:
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?12631 (21 August 2014)

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