Amyris elemifera

Species:Amyris elemifera L.
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Status:Native, FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Amyris
Species Amyris elemifera L. - SEA TORCHWOOD


Citation AMYRIS ELEMIFERA Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1000. 1759.
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Type: Without data (lectotype: Catesby, Nat. Hist. Carolina 2: t. 33. 1734). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill., Dicot. 1: 557. 1988.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Flagler USF  
Indian River USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade FTG  
Monroe Keys USF  
Palm Beach USF  
St. Lucie USF  
Volusia USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Amyris floridana Amyris floridana Nuttall, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 5: 294. 1822. TYPE: FLORIDA: Without data, Ware s.n. (holotype: PH?).
Amyris maritima Amyris maritima Jacquin, Enum. Syst. Pl. 19. 1760.  
Amyris maritima var. angustifolia Amyris maritima Jacquin, var. angustifolia A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 226. 1888.BASIONYM: Amyris elemifera Linnaeus 1759. 
Amyris sylvatica Amyris sylvatica Jacquin, Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. 107. 1763, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Amyris elemifera Linnaeus 1759. 
Elemifera floridana Elemifera floridana M. Gómez de la Maza y Jiménez & Roig y Mesa, Fl. Cuba 73. 1914.BASIONYM: Amyris elemifera Linnaeus 1759. 
Elemifera maritima Elemifera maritima (Jacquin) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 100. 1891.BASIONYM: Amyris maritima Jacquin 1760.