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Taxon: Vitis shuttleworthii House

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae.
Nomen number: 311854
Place of publication: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 7:129. 1921
  • valid publication verified from original literature
  • a replacing name for V. coriacea Shuttlew. ex K. Koch. 1869, not Miq. 1863
Name verified on: 23-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 11 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:

  • calloose grape   (Source: Atlas Florida ) – English
  • Caloosa grape   (Source: Pavek et al. 1999) – English
  • Calusa grape   (Source: F CFla ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for crop quality in wine grape   (fide Camargo et al. 2007 for table grape berry qualities)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in wine grape   (fide D. S. Pavek et al. 1999)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008, based on phylogenetic affinities)

Distributional range:

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


  • Aradhya, M. et al. 2008. Genetic structure, differentiation, and phylogeny of the genus Vitis: implications for genetic conservation. Acta Hort. 799:43–49.
  • Camargo, U. et al. 2007. Grapevine breeding for tropical and subtropical environments in Brazil.
  • Duncan, W. H. 1975. Woody vines of the southeastern United States.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  • Moore, M. O. 1991. Classification and systematics of eastern North American Vitis L. (Vitaceae) north of Mexico. Sida 14:357.
  • Pavek, D. S. et al. 1999. Ecographic study of Vitis species: final report for Vitis monticola and Vitis shuttleworthii. [unpublished report of USDA-ARS.].
  • Péros, J.-P. et al. 2010. Genetic variation and biogeography of the disjunct Vitis subgenus Vitis (Vitaceae). J. Biogeogr. 38:471–486. [as Vitis coriacea Schuttl. ex K. Koch].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rogers, D. & J. Mortensen. 1979. The native grape species of Florida. Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc. 92:289.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
  • Grape crop germplasm committee genetic vulnerability statement 2004. [cited as a source of "fruiting hybrids"].

Check other web resources for Vitis shuttleworthii House:

Check other web resources for images:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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