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Taxon: Plinia cauliflora (Mart.) Kausel

Genus: Plinia
Family: Myrtaceae subfamily: Myrtoideae tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 465344
Place of publication: Ark. Bot., a.s., 3:508. 1956
Name verified on: 18-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
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.

Common names:

  • Brazilian grapetree   (Source: Dict Gard [as Myrciaria cauliflora]) – English
  • jaboticaba   (Source: World Econ Pl [as Myrciaria cauliflora]) – English
  • jabuticaba   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jabuticaba-açu   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jabuticaba-de-sabará   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jabuticaba-murta   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jabuticaba-paulista   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jabuticabeira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Myrciaria jaboticaba]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • stamjaboticaba   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Brazil: Brazil - Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais [s.], Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo




Check other web resources for Plinia cauliflora (Mart.) Kausel:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: (27 November 2015)

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