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Taxon: Haematoxylum campechianum L.

Genus: Haematoxylum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 18172
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:384. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • logwood   (Source: J Amer Acad Dermatol) – English
  • kampeschträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide Leg World 135. 2005)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Leg World 135. 2005)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff   (source of histochemical stain hematoxylin fide J. Amer. Acad. Dermatology 34:149-151. 1996)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize [n.]; Guatemala [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Cannon, J. & M. Cannon. 1994. Dye plants and dyeing. The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. 135.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • Norton, S. A. 1996. Journal American Academy Dermatology. 34:149–151.
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname.
  • Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83, 1975 & 1981
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
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Check other web resources for Haematoxylum campechianum L.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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 or nodulation data:

More:
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?18172 (31 October 2014)

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