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Taxon: Krameria bicolor S. Watson

Genus: Krameria
Family: Krameriaceae
Nomen number: 456274
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21:417. 1886
Comment: has priority over K. grayi Rose & J. H. Painter, the name most commonly applied to this species
Name verified on: 02-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Oct-2010
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 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:

  • white ratany   (Source: F Neotrop [as K. grayi]) – English
  • guachapurillo   (Source: Trees Mex) – Spanish
  • tajuy   (Source: Trees Mex) – Spanish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

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


  • Simpson, B. B. 1989. Krameriaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 49:48. [= K. grayi Rose & J. H. Painter].
  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.


Check other web resources for Krameria bicolor S. Watson:


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  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (24 November 2015)

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