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Taxon: Randia aculeata L.

 
Genus: Randia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Nomen number: 30791
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1192. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Nov-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • box brier  (Source: F PR ed2) - English
  • five-fingers  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • goat-horn  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • inkberry  (Source: F PR ed2) - English
  • palo de cotorra  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish
  • palo de navidad  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish
  • sota caballo  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish
  • tintillo  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, [Barbuda] Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba] Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


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. Borhidi, A. Rubiáceas de México. 2006 (Rub Mex)
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Fournet, J. Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. 1978 (F GuadMart)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  9. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  10. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  11. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. (F PR ed2)
  12. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  13. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  14. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  15. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  16. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  17. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Randia aculeata 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=30791. Accessed 18 November 2018.