1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eugenia P.Micheli ex L.
      1. Eugenia axillaris (Sw.) Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Florida to Caribbean, Mexico to Central America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Turks-Caicos Is., Windward Is.

    Eugenia axillaris (Sw.) Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 3, 2006 Hamilton, M.A. [503], Turks and Caicos Is. 65262.000
    May 1, 2005 Hamilton, M.A. [48] 76515.000
    Plowman, T. [14137], USA K001001694
    Barrier, S. [3083], Guadeloupe K001002211
    Barrier, S. [2953], Guadeloupe K001002212
    Ratter, J.A. [R. 6598], Belize K001001789
    Eggers [4252], Bahamas K001002216
    Schipp, W.A. [825], Belize K001001790
    Wright, C. [173], Cuba K001002232
    Matuda, E. [16316], Mexico K000752274
    Matuda, E. [16508], Mexico K000752275
    Linden [1992], Cuba K001002230
    Lundell, C.L. [646], Belize K001001788
    Heyde [3053], Guatemala K001001787
    Tucker, J.M. [1245], El Salvador K001001796
    Smith, L.B. [3192], Cuba K001002231
    Shafer, J.A. [962], Cuba K001002236
    Ekman, E.L. [13531], Dominican Republic K001002204
    Ekman, E.L. [6287], Cuba K001002234
    Harris, W. [5118], Jamaica K001002180
    Harris, W. [5070], Jamaica K001002181
    Harris, W. [5076], Jamaica K001002183
    Harris, W. [5303], Jamaica K001002186
    Harris, W. [10268], Jamaica K001002190
    Sintenis, P. [5335], Puerto Rico K001002200
    Sintenis, P. [3958], Puerto Rico K001002202
    Sintenis, P. [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001002205
    Sintenis, P. [6125], Puerto Rico K001002208
    Britton, N.L. [943], British Virgin Is. K000213314
    Britton, N.L. [334], Bahamas K001002217
    Britton, N.L. [412], Bahamas K001002225
    Britton, N.L. [322], Bahamas K001002227
    Beard, J.S. [384], Antigua & Barbuda K001002201
    Wilson, P. [7720], Turks and Caicos Is. K000213315
    Wilson, P. [8007], Bahamas K001002218
    Wilson, P. [7353], Bahamas K001002221
    Wilson, P. [7543], Bahamas K001002222
    Prior, A. [956], Jamaica K001002187
    Fishlock, W.C. [43], British Virgin Is. K000213313
    Killip, E.P. [40983], USA K001001695
    Boldingh, I. [146], Netherlands Antilles K001002198
    Standley, P.C. [5668], Honduras K001001792
    Curtiss, A.H. [141], Bahamas K001002223
    Curtiss, A.H. [141], Bahamas K001002224
    Hooker, W.J. [s.n.], Jamaica K001002189
    Eastwood, A. [762], British Virgin Is. K000297582
    Edwards, J.B. [340], Honduras K001001794
    Jack, J.G. [5435], Cuba K001002233
    Jack, J.G. [4918], Cuba K001002235
    Brown, S. [258], Bermuda K001001692
    Orcutt, C.R. [10124], Jamaica K001002191
    Orcutt, C.R. [2671], Jamaica K001002192
    Cabrera, E. [8884], Mexico K000752277
    Valeur, E.J. [825], Dominican Republic K001002206
    Leonard, E.C. [12958], Haiti K001002196
    Leonard, E.C. [13578], Haiti K001002197
    Lefroy [s.n.], Bermuda K001001690
    Lefroy [s.n.], Bermuda K001001691
    Goldman, D. [2500], Bahamas K001002219
    Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA K001001693
    Small, J.K. [4607], USA K001001696
    Small, J.K. [8467], Bahamas K001002214
    Clubbe, C. [17], British Virgin Is. K000297583
    Clubbe, C. [5], British Virgin Is. K000297584
    Hamilton, M.A. [48], British Virgin Is. K000297668
    Hamilton, M.A. [553], Turks and Caicos Is. K000367671
    Hamilton, M.A. [503], Turks and Caicos Is. K000367697
    Hamilton, M.A. [485], Turks and Caicos Is. K000367738
    Hamilton, M.A. [824], Turks and Caicos Is. K000703321
    Manco, B.N. [BNM484], Turks and Caicos Is. K000703289
    Manco, B.N. [BNM 498], Turks and Caicos Is. K000703322
    Yuncker, T.G. [5742], Honduras K001001791
    Yuncker, T.G. [8385], Honduras K001001793
    Yuncker, T.G. [5652], Honduras K001001795
    Robertson, E.T. [1265], Jamaica K001002194
    Alexander, R.C. [s.n.], Jamaica K001002184
    s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001002199
    s.coll [s.n.], Guadeloupe K001002203
    s.coll [1088], Bahamas K001002213
    s.coll [379], Bahamas K001002215
    s.coll [246], Bahamas K001002226
    Martinez, E.S. [25872], Guatemala K001001785
    Watt, D. [5050], Jamaica K001002182
    Matthews, C. [62], Bahamas K001002294
    Landrum, L.R. [6466], Guatemala K001001784
    Ortiz, R.T. [2723], Guatemala K001001786
    Sadie, J.L. [120], Turks and Caicos Is. K000368049
    Begel [229], USA K001001697
    Blodgett [s.n.], USA K001001698
    Blodgett [s.n.], USA K001001699
    Pendir [s.n.], Jamaica K001002179
    March, J.M. [1682], Jamaica K001002185
    Harrisa, W. [5406], Jamaica K001002188
    Robbins, H.G. [1526], Jamaica K001002193
    Fuertes, M.Padre [1079], Dominican Republic K001002195
    Valeut, E.J. [825], Dominican Republic K001002207
    Stiffers, A.G. [3586], Netherlands Antilles K001002209
    Boom, B.K. [10041], Puerto Rico K001002210
    Mauteus, C. [62], Bahamas K001002220
    Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA Eugenia anthera K001001689
    Ramage, G.A. [s.n.], St. Lucia Eugenia baruensis K001002395
    Hahn, M. [957], Martinique Eugenia baruensis K001002397
    Hahn, M. [1221], Martinique Eugenia baruensis K001002398
    Sargent, C.S. [s.n.], USA Eugenia baruensis K001002393
    Fawcett, W. [s.n.], Cayman Is. Eugenia baruensis K001002396
    Brace [213], Bahamas Eugenia baruensis K001002392
    s.coll [s.n.], Antigua & Barbuda Eugenia baruensis K001002390
    s.coll [357], Bahamas Eugenia baruensis K001002391
    Hanh, L. [953], Martinique Eugenia baruensis K001002394
    Jan 1, 1999 Soares-Silva, L.H. et al. [00443], Brazil Eugenia verrucosa K000066073

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 2: 960 (1799)

    Accepted by

    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2012). Nova Silva Cusatlantica. Árboles natinos e introducidos de El Salvador. Parte 2: Angiospermae - Familias M a P y Pteridophyta Englera 29-2: 1-300.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Barrie, F.R. (2005). Personal communication on Myrtaceae Field Museum of Natural History.
    • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Barrie, F.R. (2005). Personal communication on Myrtaceae Field Museum of Natural History.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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