Taxon: Cestrum diurnum L.

 
Genus: Cestrum
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Browallioideae
      Tribe: Cestreae
Nomen number: 404311
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:191. 1753
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Apr-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F LAnt; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to humans fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann; Everist)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Northern America

    • : United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Northern Mariana Islands
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Society Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Tonga
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics

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)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). New Delhi. 1985-1992 (Wealth India RM ed2)
  • Everest, S. L. Poisonous plants of Australia. 1981 (Everist)
  • 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)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. 1971 (F TFla)
  • Reddy, C. S. et al. Invasive alien flora of India (on-line resource). (Invasive F India)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image