Taxon: Bunchosia argentea (Jacq.) DC.

Genus: Bunchosia
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 8140
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:582. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • ciriguela  (Source: L Venez) - Spanish
  • ciruela  (Source: L Venez) - Spanish

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia


  • Anderson, W. R. 1981. Malpighiaceae. In "The botany of the Guayana Highland - Part XI" by B. Maguire and collaborators Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32:276.
  • Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)


Check other web resources for Bunchosia argentea (Jacq.) DC. :

  • 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.