Taxon: Malpighia glabra L.

 
Genus: Malpighia
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 23206
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:425. 1753
Comment: non Malpighia glabra hort., pro parte (= M. emarginata DC.)
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 17 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Bahama; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Oaxaca, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Haiti; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Netherlands Antilles
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Peru

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia
    • Central America: Costa Rica
    • Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • 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)
  • Anderson, W. R. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Barwick, M. Tropical and subtropical trees. 2004 (Trop Subtrop Trees)
  • Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2015 (L Colombia online)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 22.3, Ex. 3.
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Meyer, F. K. 2000. Revision der gattung Malpighia L. (Malpighiaceae) Phanerog. Monogr. 23:156.
  • Oliveira, J. R. P. & W. S. Soares Filho 1998. Situação da cultura da acerola no Brasil e ações da Embrapa mandioca e Fruticultura em recursos genéticos e melhoramento 1-16.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image