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Taxon: Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill.

 
Genus: Smilax
Family: Smilacaceae
Nomen number: 400600
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Smilax no. 7. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jul-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (as S. medica)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Ency CNatIn, as S. medica)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala


References:

  1. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  5. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark 1952. Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat) 24(part 3):93.

Check other web resources for Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=400600. Accessed 23 January 2019.