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Taxon: Hippomane mancinella L.

Genus: Hippomane
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Euphorbioideae tribe: Hippomaneae subtribe: Hippomaninae.
Nomen number: 19174
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1191. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-May-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • manchineel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • arbre de mort   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Manzanilla   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • manzanillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • manzanillo de playa   (Source: R. Riina, p.c.) – Spanish
  • mancinellaträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

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 [s.]
    Mexico [s. & w.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela [n.]
    Western South America: Colombia [n.]

References:

  • 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).
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • 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.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Riina, R. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 11 Jan.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?19174 (23 October 2014)

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