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Taxon: Hippobroma longiflora (L.) G. Don

 
Genus: Hippobroma
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Nomen number: 19161
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 3:717. 1834
Link to protologue:
Comment: much disagreement on generic status
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • flor de San Juan  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish
  • ma zui cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: British Indian Ocean Terr, [Diego Garcia] Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Hispaniola, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry Flora of the Rio Palenque science center. (F RPalenq)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  6. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  7. Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. (F Barbados)
  8. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  10. Lammers, T. G. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Lammers, T. G. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae. 2007 (L Campanulaceae)
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  13. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  16. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  17. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  18. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  21. Wimmer, F. 1953. Campanulaceae-Lobelioideae II (Pflanzenr) IV. 276b(Heft 107):405.
  22. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Hippobroma longiflora (L.) G. Don :

  • 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
  • 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=19161. Accessed 15 October 2018.