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Taxon: Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Hippeastrum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Hippeastreae
Nomen number: 19152
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:703. 1891 "purpureum"
Link to protologue:
Comment: although Kuntze misspelled the specific epithet, he based his combination on "Amaryllis purp. Lam.", an error for A. puniceus Lam.
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jul-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Nicaragua


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:109.
  2. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  3. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  7. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  8. DeFilipps, R. A. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas. 1992 (Orn Pl Guian)
  9. Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  14. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  15. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  16. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. (F Cayman)
  19. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • 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=19152. Accessed 19 November 2018.