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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    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. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  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 Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

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

  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28393. Accessed 15 October 2018.