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Taxon: Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J. W. Moore

 
Genus: Pimenta
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 28393
Place of publication: Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 102:33. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola, Virgin Gorda]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. 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=Pimenta+racemosa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  5. Landrum, L. R. 1986. Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinium, and Luma (Myrtaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 45:105.
  6. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J. W. Moore :

  • 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:
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=28393. Accessed 22 November 2019.