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Taxon: Coccoloba diversifolia Jacq.

 
Genus: Coccoloba
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Eriogonoideae
Nomen number: 10984
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 19. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 14, t. 76. 1763)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • dove-plum  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • pigeon-plum  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • snailseed  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • tie-tongue  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bois rouge  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • maivisse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • guayabillo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • picurero  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • uvilla  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin. J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  5. Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 4:132.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

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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?id=10984. Accessed 22 July 2019.