Taxon: Cuphea llavea Lex.

 
Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 311207
Place of publication: P. de La Llave & J. M. de Lexarza, Nov. veg. descr. 1:20. 1824
Name Verified on: 12-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Durango, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Zacatecas, - Baja Sur
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Graham, S. A. 1988. Revision of Cuphea section Heterodon (Lythraceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 20:94-99.
  • Graham, S. A. 2011. Review of Lythraceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 26 Mar.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Cuphea llavea Lex. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cuphea llavea 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.