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Taxon: Conocarpus erectus L.

 
Genus: Conocarpus
Family: Combretaceae
Subfamily: Combretoideae
Tribe: Combreteae
Subtribe: Terminaliinae
Nomen number: 11263
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:176. 1753 "erecta"
Link to protologue:
Comment: genus masculine, see Melbourne ICN 62,2, Ex. 3
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide F LAnt; Dict Econ Pl)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; tannin/dyestuff

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire (w.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (Cabinda)

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (keys)]
    • Mexico (coastal)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  5. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  7. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  13. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  14. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  17. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  18. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  19. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  20. Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83. (L Belize)
  21. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  22. Standley, P. C. Flora of Costa Rica. (F CRStand)
  23. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  24. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  25. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  26. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)
  27. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Conocarpus erectus L. :

  • 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=11263. Accessed 9 December 2018.