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Taxon: Calophyllum antillanum Britton

Genus: Calophyllum
Family: Calophyllaceae. Also placed in: Clusiaceae
Nomen number: 8626
Place of publication: N. L. Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 5:584. 1924 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Isl.)
Name verified on: 08-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide D.H. Nicolson et al., Smiths CB 77:66. 1991)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide D.H. Nicolson et al., Smiths CB 77:66. 1991)
  • Materials: wood   (fide F Dominica)
  • Weed   (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British) - Tortola; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida [s.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. [= C. brasiliense Cambess.].
  • Howard, R. A. 1962. Some Guttiferae of the Lesser Antilles. J. Arnold Arbor. 43:397–398. [= C. calaba L.].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [= C. calaba L.].
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. [= C. calaba L.].
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 66.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 77:66.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. [accepts].
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. [= C. brasiliense Cambess.].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Calophyllum antillanum Britton:


Images:

  • Fruit: 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?8626 (20 October 2014)

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