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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. Last Changed: 10-May-2000
Species priority site is:
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, Michoacan, 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, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi] Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 7:178-182.
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  7. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  12. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  13. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  14. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Murti, S. K. 1993. Family Elaeocarpaceae in India - Census and observations J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 17:295.
  17. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  22. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:223.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24697. Accessed 19 December 2018.