Taxon: Pinckneya bracteata (W. Bartram) Raf.

Genus: Pinckneya
Family: Rubiaceae
  Subfamily: Ixoroideae
      Tribe: Condamineeae
Nomen number: 319134
Place of publication: Casket (Philadelphia) 1827:194. 1827
Comment: controversy has existed over validity of basionym
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • fevertree  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • pinckneya  (Source: Trees US) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - South Carolina


  • Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. 1979-1981 (Aquat SE US)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Merrill, C. D. 1945. In defense of the validity of William Bartram's binomials (Bartonia) 23:23-24.
  • Rickett, H. W. 1944. Legitimacy of names in Bartram's "travels" (Rhodora) 46:389-391.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1971. A reconsideration of Bartram's binomials J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 87:70-71.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)


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