Taxon: Fouquieria splendens Engelm.

 
Genus: Fouquieria
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Nomen number: 243
Place of publication: F. A. Wislizenus, Mem. tour N. Mexico 98. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Guerrero, Hidalgo, Queretaro
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Henrickson, J. 1972. A taxonomic revision of the Fouquieriaceae (Aliso) 7:506.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Fouquieria splendens Engelm. :

Images:

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