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Taxon: Bourreria succulenta Jacq.

Genus: Bourreria
Family: Ehretiaceae
Nomen number: 7517
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 14. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 44. 1763 "Beurreria")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Bahamian strongbark  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • bodywood  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • cherry  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • chink  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • currant-tree  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • poisonberry  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • strongbark  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • ateje de costa  (Source: Pulmonaria) - Spanish
  • bambora  (Source: F LAnt) - Spanish
  • café marron  (Source: F LAnt) - Spanish
  • fruta de catey  (Source: Pulmonaria) - Spanish
  • roble guayo  (Source: Pulmonaria) - Spanish

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Oaxaca (e.), Quintana Roo (e.)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Colombia, [Providencia Island] Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Tobago] Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Falcon]


  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 192.
  4. Campos-Ríos, M. G. 2005. Revisión del género Bourreria P. Browne (Boraginaceae) en México (Polibotanica) 19:98.
  5. Gottschling, M. & J. S. Miller 2018. A taxonomic revision of the New World species of Bourreria (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 103:65-72.
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  10. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)

Check other web resources for Bourreria succulenta Jacq. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?7517. Accessed 19 March 2019.