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Taxon: Tragia volubilis L.

 
Genus: Tragia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Plukenetieae
Subtribe: Tragiinae
Nomen number: 410177
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:980. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • twining cow-itch  (Source: F Jam) - English
  • tamiarana  (Source: F SCatarin) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  3. Gillespie, L. J. & W. S. Armbruster 1997. A contribution to the Guianan flora: Dalechampia, Haematostemon, Omphalea, Pera, Plukenetia, and Tragia (Euphorbiaceae) with notes on subfamily Acalyphoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 86:41.
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  7. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. (F Dominica) 77:89.
  8. Pammel, L. H. Manual of poisonous plants. (Pammel)
  9. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  10. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Tragia volubilis L. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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=410177. Accessed 14 November 2018.