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Taxon: Plumeria obtusa L.

 
Genus: Plumeria
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Plumerieae
Nomen number: 28883
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:210. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]


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. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  6. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  7. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  8. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  9. Proctor, G. R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI.
  10. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  13. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Plumeria obtusa L. :

  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Plumeria obtusa cultivars
  • 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=28883. Accessed 12 December 2019.