Taxon: Cuphea ignea A. DC.

 
Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 12633
Place of publication: Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 5: t. 500c. 1849
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

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


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica, Puerto Rico


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  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. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Cuphea ignea A. DC. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cuphea ignea cultivars
  • 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.

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=12633. Accessed 23 April 2018.