Taxon: Browallia americana L.

 
Genus: Browallia
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Browallioideae
Tribe: Browallieae
Nomen number: 7902
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:631. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador (incl. Galapagos), Peru


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  11. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  12. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  13. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  14. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  15. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Browallia americana L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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?7902. Accessed 21 April 2018.