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Taxon: Vitis blancoi Munson

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae.
Nomen number: 316305
Place of publication: Gard. & Forest 3:474-475. 1890 "Blancoii"
  • epithet in honor of Sr. Luciano (not Luciana) Blanco
  • a brief diagnosis of V. blancoi appears on p. 475 (second column)
Name verified on: 09-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 1 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.

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (based on affinities to V. tiliifolia fide Cepag & Vignobl 81. 1988)

Distributional range:

    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco [type locality], Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla


  • Bailey, L. H. 1934. The species of grapes peculiar to North America. Gentes Herbarum 3:205.
  • Comoeaux, V. L. & J. Lu. 2000. Distinction between Vitis blancoi and V. cinerea var. tomentosa (Vitaceae). Sida 19:123–131.
  • Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. 1:81 In: Galet, P., Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France. 1:81. [this study comments that phenological characters of this species are comparable to those in V. caribaea (= V. tiliifolia)].
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991–. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. [probably only a variant of V. tiliifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult.].

Check other web resources for Vitis blancoi Munson:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

  • 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.
URL: (22 August 2014)

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