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Taxon: Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc.

 
Genus: Chiococca
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Chiococceae
Nomen number: 10209
Place of publication: Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 4:94. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jun-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • David's milkberry  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • David's-root  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • Davisroot  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • milkberry  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • snowberry  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • West Indian snowberry  (Source: F PuertoR) - English
  • jasmin-bois  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • liane des sorciers  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • bejuco de berac  (Source: F PuertoR) - Spanish
  • buenda  (Source: F LAnt) - Spanish
  • canica  (Source: F Tex) - Spanish
  • perlilla  (Source: F Tex) - Spanish
  • ti branda  (Source: F LAnt) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Sur, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. 2005. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 51:359.
  2. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  9. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  10. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  11. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)
  12. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.
  • 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?id=10209. Accessed 22 October 2018.