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Taxon: Cuphea viscosissima Jacq.

Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae.
Nomen number: 311255
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 2:83, t. 177. 1772-1773
Name verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 84 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:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat   (fide W. W. Roth et al. 1993)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol   (fide Amer J Pl SciBiotech 1:8. 2007)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

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).
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana. [= Cuphea petiolata (L.) Koehne].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Graham, S. A. 1963. Systematic studies in the genus Cuphea (Lythraceae). Unpublished dissertation (University of Michigan) 188.
  • Graham, S. A. 1988. Revision of Cuphea section Heterodon (Lythraceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 20:138–143.
  • Johnson, J. M.-F. et al. 2007. Biomass-bioenergy crops in the United States: A changing paradigm. Amer. J. Pl. Sci. Biotechnol. 1:8.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458.
  • Molero, J. & G. Zijlstra. 1999. The typification of Cuphea (Lythraceae): C. viscosissima versus C. decandra. Taxon 48:797–799.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. 1993. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas.
  • Roath, W. W. et al. 1993. Collecting Cuphea in Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 93:29–33.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. [= Cuphea petiolata (L.) Koehne].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cuphea viscosissima Jacq.:


Images:

  • Flowers: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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?311255 (30 July 2014)

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