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Taxon: Fagraea berteroana A. Gray ex Benth.

Genus: Fagraea
Family: Gentianaceae
Tribe: Potalieae
Subtribe: Potaliinae
Nomen number: 16534
Place of publication: J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 1:98. 1857 "berteriana"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Fagraea-puakenikeni.pdf,); ornamental (fide http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Fagraea-puakenikeni.pdf,)

Distributional Range:


    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.e.)]

    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga


    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


  1. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  2. Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet 1980. Systematic studies of Micronesian plants Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 45:20.
  3. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  4. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  7. Whistler, W. A. & C. R. Elevitch 2006. Fagraea berteroana (pua kenikeni) 1-11.

Check other web resources for Fagraea berteroana A. Gray ex Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16534. Accessed 19 March 2019.