Hamelia patens

Species:Hamelia patens Jacq.
Common Name:FIREBUSH
Status:Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Hamelia
Species Hamelia patens Jacq. - FIREBUSH


Citation HAMELIA PATENS Jacquin, Enum. Syst. Pl. 16. 1760.
Basionym: **
Type: Hispaniola, without data, Jacquin s.n. (holotype: P).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard FLAS  
Broward USF  
Collier USF  
Glades USF  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lake FLAS  
Lee USF  
Leon FSU  
Manatee USF  
Marion GH-Lit Lit-GH: T. S. Elias, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(4): 105. 1976.
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FNPS  
Okeechobee FLAS  
Orange USF  
Pasco FLAS  
Pinellas USF  
Polk FLAS  
Sarasota Lit Lit: Huffman & Judd, Castanea 63: 46. 1998.
St. Lucie USF  
Sumter USF  
Volusia FLAS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Duhamelia patens Duhamelia patens (Jacquin) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 203. 1805.BASIONYM: Hamelia patens Jacquin 1760. 
Hamelia coccinea Hamelia coccinea Swartz, Prodr. 46. 1788, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Hamelia patens Jacquin 1760. 
Hamelia erecta Hamelia erecta Jacquin, Enum. Syst. Pl. 16. 1760.  
Hamelia patens var. erecta Hamelia patens Jacquin, var. erecta (Jacquin) de Candolle, Prodr. 4: 442. 1830.BASIONYM: Hamelia erecta Jacquin 1760. 
Duhamelia sphaerocarpa Duhamelia sphaerocarpa (Ruiz López & Pavón) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 203. 1805.BASIONYM: Hamelia sphaerocarpa Ruiz López & Pavón 1799. 
Hamelia brittoniana Hamelia brittoniana Wernham, J. Bot. 49: 346. 1911. TYPE: COSTA RICA:
Hamelia corymbosa Hamelia corymbosa Sessé y Lacasta & Moçiño, Pl. Nov. Hisp. 37. 1888. TYPE: MEXICO: Without data, Sesse y Lacasta s.n. (holotype: MA?).
Hamelia intermedia Hamelia intermedia Urban & Ekman, Ark. Bot. 24A(4): 46. 1932. TYPE: HAITI: Without data, Ekman 10857 (holotype: S; isotype: A).
Hamelia lanuginosa Hamelia lanuginosa M. Martens & Galeotti, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 11(1): 233. 1844. TYPE: MEXICO: Without data, Galeotti 2615 (holotype: BR; isotypes: F fragm, P).
Hamelia latifolia Hamelia latifolia Reichenbach ex de Candolle, Prodr. 4: 442. 1830. TYPE: TRINIDAD: Without data, Sieber s.n. (holotype: G-DC?).
Hamelia patens var. axillaroides Hamelia patens Jacquin, var. axillaroides Wernham, J. Bot. 49: 316. 1911.  
Hamelia patens var. quinifolia Hamelia patens Jacquin, var. quinifolia de Candolle, Prodr. 4: 442. 1830. TYPE: MEXICO:
Hamelia sphaerocarpa Hamelia sphaerocarpa Ruiz López & Pavón, Fl. Peruv. 2: 69, t. 222(b). 1799. TYPE: PERU: Without data, Ruiz López & Pavón s.n. (holotype: MA).