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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 Shenzhen ICN Art. 62,2, Ex. 3
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
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, Democratic Republic of the Congo (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, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • 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:

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  3. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  4. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  5. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. 1937-. Conspectus florae angolensis.
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  7. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  8. 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=Conocarpus+erectus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Note: for gender of generic name see Art. 62.2, Ex. 3
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  12. Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967-. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
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  14. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
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  18. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
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  21. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  23. Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
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  26. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  27. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11263. Accessed 15 October 2019.