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Taxon: Catesbaea spinosa L.

 
Genus: Catesbaea
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Chiococceae
Nomen number: 415702
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:109. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jan-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • prickly-apple  (Source: F Bahamas) - English
  • Spanish-guava  (Source: F Bahamas) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide F Bahamas; F Jam); boundary/barrier/support (fide F Bahamas; F Jam)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Andersson, L. A provisional checklist of neotropical Rubiaceae. Scripta Botanica 1. (L Rubiaceae Neotrop)
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)

Check other web resources for Catesbaea spinosa L. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?415702. Accessed 10 December 2018.