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Taxon: Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L.

 
Genus: Coccoloba
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Eriogonoideae
Nomen number: 10993
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1007. 1759
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica 250.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Coccoloba+uvifera&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  8. Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 4:134.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. 289.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L. :

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=10993. Accessed 17 September 2019.