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Taxon: Guilandina bonduc L.

 
Genus: Guilandina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 18059
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:381. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Nov-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Nov-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads (as Caesalpinia bonduc)
  • Medicines: folklore (as Caesalpinia bonduc)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Caesalpinia bonduc)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea

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

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Manabi] Peru [Madre de Dios]


References:

  1. Gagnon, E. et al. 2016. A new generic system for the pantropical Caesalpinia group (Leguminosae) (PhytoKeys) 71:65
  2. Hattink, T. A. 1974. A revision of Malesian Caesalpinia, including Mezoneuron (Leguminosae-Caesalpiniaceae) (Reinwardtia) 9:17.
  3. Lewis, G. P. 2011. Review of Fabaceae Caesalpinoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 17 Jan.
  4. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus Regnum Veg. 119:125.
  5. Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica (Darwiniana) 34:308.
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Guilandina bonduc 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

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=18059. Accessed 12 November 2018.