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Taxon: Eugenia uniflora L.

 
Genus: Eugenia
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 16210
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:470. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 29 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucumán] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas
  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Ferreira-Ramos, R. et al. 2014. Genetic diversity assessment for Eugenia uniflora L., E. pyriformis Cambess., E. brasiliensis Lam. and E. francavilleana O. Berg neotropical tree species (Myrtaceae) with heterologous SSR markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:267-272.
  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=Eugenia+uniflora&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  10. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  14. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  15. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  16. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  17. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  18. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  23. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  24. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  25. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  26. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:165.
  27. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:227-231.
  28. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  29. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  30. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  31. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  32. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74.

Check other web resources for Eugenia uniflora 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=16210. Accessed 19 July 2019.