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Taxon: Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn.

Genus: Antigonon
Family: Polygonaceae subfamily: Eriogonoideae.
Nomen number: 3650
Place of publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 308, t. 69. 1838
Name verified on: 23-Sep-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Jun-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • chain-of-love   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • Confederate-vine   (Source: F Guat ) – English
  • coralvine   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • Mexican-creeper   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • mountain-rose coralvine   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • queen's jewels   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – English
  • bellísima   (Source: F Guat ) – Spanish
  • rosensky   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala [possibly native in w.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
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Images:

  • Fruit: 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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