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Taxon: Pinckneya bracteata (W. Bartram) Raf.

Genus: Pinckneya
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Ixoroideae tribe: Condamineeae
Nomen number: 319134
Place of publication: Casket (Philadelphia) 1827:194. 1827
Comment: controversy has existed over validity of basionym
Name verified on: 01-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).


Common names:

  • fevertree   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • pinckneya   (Source: Trees US ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

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


  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. [= P. pubens Michx.].
  • Merrill, C. D. 1945. In defense of the validity of William Bartram's binomials. Bartonia 23:23–24. [considers Bartram's names as validly published].
  • Rickett, H. W. 1944. Legitimacy of names in Bartram's "travels". Rhodora 46:389–391. [treats Bartram's names as not validly published].
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1971. A reconsideration of Bartram's binomials. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 87:70–71. [considers Bartram's names as validly published].
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.


Check other web resources for Pinckneya bracteata (W. Bartram) Raf.:

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