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Taxon: Cordia sebestena L.

 
Genus: Cordia
Family: Cordiaceae
Nomen number: 11494
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:190. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Ann Mo BG 75:491. 1988; F LAnt; F PuertoR)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Quintana Roo (s.e.), Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Honduras, Panama


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Other (possibly native elsewhere in West Indies)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  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. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 198.
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  10. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  11. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Miller, J. S. 1988. A revised treatment of Boraginaceae for Panama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75:491.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)

Check other web resources for Cordia sebestena 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:
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=11494. Accessed 13 November 2018.