Taxon: Hippomane mancinella L.

 
Genus: Hippomane
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Hippomaneae
Subtribe: Hippomaninae
Nomen number: 19174
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1191. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-May-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • Mexico (s. & w.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (n.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  7. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  8. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  9. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Riina, R. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 11 Jan.
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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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?19174. Accessed 22 May 2018.