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Taxon: Hamelia patens Jacq.

 
Genus: Hamelia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Hamelieae
Nomen number: 18240
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 16. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 72, t. 50. 1763)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (a hedge plant fide Wealth India RM 5:5-6. 1959); ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Mexico, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Barbuda] Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (n.)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Bahia, Federal District, Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta] Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Cabrera, A. L., dir. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. (F Jujuy)
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1959. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 5:5-6.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Elias, T. S. 1976. A monograph of the genus Hamelia (Rubiaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 26(4):101-116.
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  8. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)

Check other web resources for Hamelia patens Jacq. :

  • 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
  • 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.

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=18240. Accessed 16 December 2018.