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Taxon: Cestrum nocturnum L.

 
Genus: Cestrum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Browallioideae
Tribe: Cestreae
Nomen number: 9997
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:191. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  4. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: cult.
  5. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  10. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense. Note: cult.
  16. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  17. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Cestrum nocturnum L. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=9997. Accessed 19 September 2019.