Taxon: Plumeria rubra L.

 
Genus: Plumeria
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Plumerieae
Nomen number: 28884
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:209. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce ed2; Wealth India RM, as P. rubra & P. acuminata; Healing Pl India, as P. acuminata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  14. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  15. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  16. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  17. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  18. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  19. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  23. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  24. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. (F Bajio)
  25. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  26. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  27. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  28. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  29. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  30. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  31. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  32. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Plumeria rubra L. :

  • 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 rubra 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.

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=28884. Accessed 26 April 2018.