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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. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Yucatan]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2 North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 (N Amer fl)
  3. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. et al. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (Trees PR)
  15. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  17. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18048. Accessed 22 November 2018.