Taxon: Schaefferia frutescens Jacq.

Genus: Schaefferia
Family: Celastraceae
Subfamily: Celastroideae
Nomen number: 312972
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 33. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 259. 1763)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Oct-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda ; Bahamas ; Cayman Islands ; Cuba ; Grenada ; Guadeloupe ; Hispaniola ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Montserrat ; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts and Nevis ; St. Lucia ; Virgin Islands (British) Tortola, Virgin Gorda; Virgin Islands (U.S.) St. Thomas, St. Croix
    • Central America: Costa Rica ; Guatemala
    • Northern South America: Venezuela Zulia, Aragua, Guarico, Miranda, Monagas, Lara, Delta Amacuro


  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  • Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of Mesoamerica Checklist (on-line resource). (L Mesoamer)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)

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