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Taxon: Amyris elemifera L.

 
Genus: Amyris
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Toddalioideae
Nomen number: 3047
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1000. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sea amyris  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • torchwood  (Source: AH 505) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Nevis] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Delta Amacuro, Nueva Esparta, Zulia]


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  7. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  8. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  9. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  10. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  11. Nelson, C. H. N. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras. 2008 (L Honduras)
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  13. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  14. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Amyris elemifera 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=3047. Accessed 16 November 2018.