Taxon: Haematoxylum campechianum L.

 
Genus: Haematoxylum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 18172
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:384. 1753
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide Leg World 135. 2005)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Leg World 135. 2005)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (source of histochemical stain hematoxylin fide J. Amer. Acad. Dermatology 34:149-151. 1996)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Quintana Roo, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Guatemala

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Cannon, J. & M. Cannon Dye plants and dyeing. The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1994 (Dye Pl)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. 2005 (Leg World) 135.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. 1988-1990 (F Saudi ed3)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • Norton, S. A. 1996. Journal American Academy Dermatology 34:149-151.
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. 1932- (F Suriname)
  • Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83, 1975 & 1981 (L Belize)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Yen, Kun-Ying Illustrated Chinese materia medica: crude drugs. 1980 (Ill Chin Mat Med CrD)

Check other web resources for Haematoxylum campechianum L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.