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Taxon: Muntingia calabura L.

Genus: Muntingia
Family: Muntingiaceae. Also placed in: Elaeocarpaceae Tiliaceae
Nomen number: 24697
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:509. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 09-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-May-2000
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador - Azuay, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi; Peru

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • 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).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [= Elaeocarpaceae].
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 7:178–182.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. [= Elaeocarpaceae].
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Murti, S. K. 1993. Family Elaeocarpaceae in India - Census and observations. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 17:295.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:223 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:223.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Muntingia calabura L.:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.

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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24697 (21 October 2014)

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