Taxon: Zanthoxylum fagara (L.) Sarg.

Genus: Zanthoxylum
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Toddalioideae
Nomen number: 417586
Place of publication: Gard. & Forest 3:186. 1890 "Xanthoxylum"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • lime prickly-ash  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • wild lime  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • wild limetree  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • colima  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish
  • correosa  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish
  • uña de gato  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Mexico
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Florida
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas ; Cuba ; Dominican Republic ; Haiti ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad
    • Central America: Costa Rica ; Guatemala ; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador ; Peru


  • Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)


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