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Taxon: Turnera subulata Sm.

Genus: Turnera
Family: Passifloraceae
Subfamily: Turneroideae
Nomen number: 317940
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 36: Turnera no. 2. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela [Merida, Zulia, Falcon, Lara, Tachira, Trujillo]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rondonia, Sao Paulo, Sergipe]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Beni, Santa Cruz] Colombia, Ecuador [Esmeraldas, Guayas, Manabi]

    Cultivated (widely cult.)


    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

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


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


  1. Arbo, M. M. 2005. Estudios sistemáticos en Turnera (Turneraceae). III. Series Anomalae y Turnera (Bonplandia) 14:258-266.
  2. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)

Check other web resources for Turnera subulata Sm. :

  • 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=317940. Accessed 19 November 2018.