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Taxon: Achimenes longiflora DC.

 
Genus: Achimenes
Family: Gesneriaceae
Nomen number: 1285
Place of publication: Prodr. 7:536. 1839
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Feb-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Guat; F Panama); ornamental (fide F Guat; F Panama)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Antioquia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


References:

  1. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  2. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  3. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  4. Nelson, C. H. N. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras. 2008 (L Honduras)
  5. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  6. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  7. Wiehler, H. 1976. A report on the classification of Achimenes, Eucodonia, Gloxinia, Goyazia, and Anetanthus (Gesneriaceae) (Selbyana) 1:375.
  8. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Achimenes longiflora DC. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Achimenes longiflora 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=1285. Accessed 10 December 2018.