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Taxon: Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb.

 
Genus: Metopium
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 312838
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21:612. 1896
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Oct-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Feb-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Florida poisontree  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • poisonwood  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  2. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  3. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  4. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  5. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)

Check other web resources for Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb. :

  • 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=312838. Accessed 12 December 2018.