Echites umbellatus

Echites umbellatus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Echiteae
Subtribus: Echitinae
Genus: Echites
Species: Echites umbellatus

NameEdit

Echites umbellatus Jacq., 1760

SynonymsEdit

  • Basionym
    • Tabernaemontana echites L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 945 (1759).
  • Homotypic
    • Echites echites (L.) Britton ex Small, Fl. Miami: 147 (1913), not validly publ.
    • Echites umbellatus var. typicus Woodson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 23: 224 (1936), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Apocynum obliquum Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 8 (1768).
    • Echites littoreus Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 212 (1819).
    • Echites crassipes A.Rich. in R.de la Sagra, Hist. Fis. Cuba, Bot. 11: 91 (1850).
    • Echites umbellatus var. longiflorus Griseb., Cat. Pl. Cub.: 172 (1866).
    • Echites longiflorus (Griseb.) Miers, Apocyn. S. Amer.: 194 (1878), nom. illeg.
    • Echites obliquus (Mill.) Miers, Apocyn. S. Amer.: 193 (1878).
    • Echites ovatus Miers, Apocyn. S. Amer.: 192 (1878), nom. illeg.
    • Rhodocalyx crassipes (A.Rich.) Miers, Apocyn. S. Amer.: 140 (1878).
    • Echites umbellatus var. crassipes (A.Rich.) M.Gómez, Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 23: 274 (1895).
    • Echites umbellatus subsp. crassipes (A.Rich.) Borhidi & O.Muñiz, Bot. Közlem. 62: 26 (1975).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Florida.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan),
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Honduras, ?Panama
    • Regional: Caribean
      • Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Isl., Cayman Isl., Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Lesser Antilles (Barbuda)
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia (San Andrs, Providencia y Santa Catalina)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

ReferencesEdit

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Devil's potato
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