Taxon: Cordia subcordata Lam.

Genus: Cordia
Family: Cordiaceae
Nomen number: 11497
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1:421. 1792
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide PROTA4U)
  • Materials: carved material (fide F Fiji)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    • South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros ; Madagascar ; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Hainan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia Celebes, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas; Malaysia ; Philippines Basilan, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Palawan
    • Papuasia: Indonesia Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea ; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam ; Micronesia ; Northern Mariana Islands ; Palau
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands ; French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji ; Niue ; Samoa ; Tonga ; Vanuatu

  • Naturalized

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii

  • Cultivated


  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  • Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 198.
  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  • Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cordia subcordata Lam. :