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Taxon: Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd.

 
Genus: Bougainvillea
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Tribe: Bougainvilleeae
Nomen number: 7513
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2(1):348. 1799
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 15 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • great bougainvillea  (Source: UPOV) - English
  • buganvilia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • espinho-de-Santa-Rita  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • primavera  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • três-marias  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • stor trillingblomma  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ye zi hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah Flora of Egypt. (F Egypt Cairo)
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Bougainvillea spectabilis cultivars
  • 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?7513. Accessed 16 December 2018.