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Taxon: Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L.

 
Genus: Coccoloba
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Eriogonoideae
Nomen number: 10993
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1007. 1759
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam) 250.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  8. Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 4:134.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium 1976. Hortus third. (Hortus 3) 289.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)

Check other web resources for Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L. :

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?10993. Accessed 15 December 2018.