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Taxon: Acidoton urens Sw.

 
Genus: Acidoton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Plukenetieae
Subtribe: Tragiinae
Nomen number: 404124
Place of publication: Prodr. 84. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • mountain cow-itch  (Source: F Jam) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  3. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants

Check other web resources for Acidoton urens Sw. :

  • 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=404124. Accessed 20 September 2019.