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Taxon: Muntingia calabura L.

 
Genus: Muntingia
Family: Muntingiaceae
Nomen number: 24697
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:509. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14; F Viti)
  • Fuels:
  • Human food:
  • Materials: fiber (fide Trees Bolivia; F Guat; F Viti; J Econ TaxB 17:295. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Colima, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, [Azuay, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galápagos, Guayas, Loja, Los Ríos, Manabí] Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: lists as Elaeocarpaceae
  4. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 7:178-182.
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  6. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Muntingia+calabura&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  12. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia Note: lists as Elaeocarpaceae
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  14. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  15. Murti, S. K. 1993. Family Elaeocarpaceae in India - Census and observations. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 17:295.
  16. National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  21. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:223.
  22. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Muntingia calabura L. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24697. Accessed 22 August 2019.