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Taxon: Vitis blancoi Munson

Genus: Vitis
Subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae
Subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 316305
Place of publication: Gard. & Forest 3:474-475. 1890 "Blancoii" (emend. Sida 19:126. 2000)
Link to protologue:
  • • epithet in honor of Sr. Luciano (not Luciana) Blanco
  • • a brief diagnosis of V. blancoi appears on p. 475 (second column)
Name Verified on: 09-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco (type locality), México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla]


  1. Bailey, L. H. 1934. The species of grapes peculiar to North America. Gentes Herbarum 3:205.
  2. Comoeaux, V. L. & J. Lu. 2000. Distinction between Vitis blancoi and V. cinerea var. tomentosa (Vitaceae). Sida 19:123-131. Note: it clarified the circumscription of Vitis blancoi for plants "from southern Mexico and having large stipules"; it proposed close affinities to the "western series Occidentales Munson"
  3. Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France. 1:81. Note: this study comments that phenological characters of this species are comparable to those in Vitis caribaea (= V. tiliifolia)
  4. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991-. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. Note: probably only a variant of Vitis tiliifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult.
  5. Zecca, G. et al. 2012. The timing and the mode of evolution of wild grapes (Vitis). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 62:736-747.

Check other web resources for Vitis blancoi Munson :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316305. Accessed 8 August 2020.