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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & S. Mexico to Venezuela, Caribbean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Guyana

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

Elaeodendron xylocarpum (Vent.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harris, W. [5125], Jamaica K000537374
Harris, W. [5125], Jamaica K000537373
Sintenis, P. [6713], Puerto Rico Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. corymbosum K000537376
Sintenis, P. [529], Puerto Rico Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. corymbosum K000537378
Sintenis, P. [926], Puerto Rico Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. corymbosum K000537377
Sintenis, P. [3363], Puerto Rico Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. corymbosum K000537375
Smith, H.H. [446], St.Vincent Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. caribaeum K000537382
Eggers [3874], Bahamas Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. bahamense K000494694 Unknown type material
MacFadyen [23], Jamaica Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. obovatum K000537381
Wright [s.n.], Jamaica Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. obovatum K000537380
MacFadyen [s.n.], Jamaica Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. obovatum K000537379
Linden [1640], Chiapas Maytenus trichotoma K000534992
Wright, C. [1144], Cuba Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. attenuatum K000494696
Wright, C. [2206], Cuba Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. attenuatum K000494695
Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. attenuatum K000494698
Wright, C. [2207], Cuba Elaeodendron xylocarpum var. attenuatum K000494697

First published in Prodr. 2: 11 (1825)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Cassine xylocarpa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0