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Taxon: Guaiacum sanctum L.

 
Genus: Guaiacum
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Larreoideae
Nomen number: 18048
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:382. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2. 1905-1972. North American flora Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  3. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: = Guajacum
  7. 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=Guaiacum+sanctum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  10. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. et al. 1964-1974. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  15. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.

Check other web resources for Guaiacum sanctum 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.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18048. Accessed 28 February 2020.