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Taxon: Malpighia glabra L.

 
Genus: Malpighia
Family: Malpighiaceae
Nomen number: 23206
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:425. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Malpighia glabra hort., pro parte (= M. emarginata DC.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 17 (7 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Haiti, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Peru


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Anderson, W. R. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Barwick, M. Tropical and subtropical trees. 2004 (Trop Subtrop Trees)
  5. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2015 (L Colombia online)
  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. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 22.3, Ex. 3.
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Meyer, F. K. 2000. Revision der gattung Malpighia L. (Malpighiaceae) Phanerog. Monogr. 23:156.
  16. Oliveira, J. R. P. & W. S. Soares Filho 1998. Situação da cultura da acerola no Brasil e ações da Embrapa mandioca e Fruticultura em recursos genéticos e melhoramento 1-16.
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  21. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)
  22. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Malpighia glabra L. :

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=23206. Accessed 17 November 2018.