Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

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.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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, United States [Puerto Rico]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  2. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  3. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  4. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  5. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312838. Accessed 20 July 2019.