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Taxon: Malpighia glabra L.

 
Genus: Malpighia
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 23206
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:425. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Malpighia glabra hort., pro parte (= M. emarginata DC.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (7 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    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
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: = Malpighia punicifolia L.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Anderson, W. R. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  4. Barwick, M. 2004. Tropical and subtropical trees Timber Press..
  5. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis. 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  7. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Malpighia+glabra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 22.3, Ex. 3.
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: mentions
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Meyer, F. K. 2000. Revision der gattung Malpighia L. (Malpighiaceae). Phanerog. Monogr. 23:156.
  16. 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. URL: http://www.cpatsa.embrapa.br:8080 target='_blank' Note: probably it refers to Malpighia glabra hort. p.p. (= M. emarginata DC.)
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  20. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  21. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource).
  22. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Malpighia glabra L. :

Images:

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

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?23206. Accessed 24 July 2019.