Taxon: Calophyllum antillanum Britton

Genus: Calophyllum
Family: Calophyllaceae
Nomen number: 8626
Place of publication: N. L. Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 5:584. 1924 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Isl.)
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide D.H. Nicolson et al., Smiths CB 77:66. 1991)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide D.H. Nicolson et al., Smiths CB 77:66. 1991)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Dominica)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British) - Tortola; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Howard, R. A. 1962. Some Guttiferae of the Lesser Antilles J. Arnold Arbor. 43:397-398.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 1991 (F Dominica) 66.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 1991 (F Dominica) 77:66.
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)


Check other web resources for Calophyllum antillanum Britton :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image