Taxon: Hura crepitans L.

 
Genus: Hura
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Hureae
Nomen number: 19419
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1008. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2000
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Radcliffe-Smith in F. J. Evans, ed., Nat Occ Phorbol Est 83. 1986)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_112.html,)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Loja, Morona-Santiago] Peru


    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. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 7:529-541.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  10. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  15. Radcliffe-Smith, A. 1986. A review of the family Euphorbiaceae (Nat Occ Phorbol Est) 83.
  16. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  17. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Hura crepitans L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.

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=19419. Accessed 23 June 2018.