Malpighia emarginata

Species:Malpighia emarginata Sessé & Moç. ex DC.
Status:Not Native
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Sub Class
Genus Malpighia
Species Malpighia emarginata Sessé & Moç. ex DC. - BARBADOS CHERRY


Citation MALPIGHIA EMARGINATA Sessé y Lacasta & Moçiño ex de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 578. 1824.
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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Lee FLAS  
Miami-Dade USF  


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Malpighia berteriana Malpighia berteriana Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 2: 383. 1825. TYPE: GUADELOUPE:
Malpighia lanceolata Malpighia lanceolata Grisebach, Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 7: 185. 1857. TYPE: GUADELOUPE: Without data, Duchassaing 5 (holotype: GOET).
Malpighia punicifolia var. lancifolia Malpighia punicifolia Linnaeus, var. lancifolia Niedenzu, Malpighia 8. 1899. TYPE: GUADELOUPE: Les Saintes, 1895, Duss 2888 (lectotype: NY; isolectotypes: GH, US). Lectotypified by Vivaldi, in Cuatrecasas & Croat, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 67: 903. 1980.
Malpighia punicifolia var. obovata Malpighia punicifolia Linnaeus, var. obovata Niedenzu, Malpighia 8. 1899. TYPE: PUERTO RICO: Without data, Sintenis 1596 (lectotype: G; isolectotypes: M, P). Lectotypified by Vivaldi, in Cuatrecasas & Croat, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 67: 903. 1980.
Malpighia retusa Malpighia retusa Bentham, Bot. Voy. Sulphur 74. 1844. TYPE: ECUADOR: Guayas: Isle of Puna, near Guayaquil, 1836-1839, Barclay & Hinds s.n. (holotype: K).
Malpighia umbellata Malpighia umbellata Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 1: 310. 1895. TYPE: MEXICO: Sonora: Without data, Palmer 799 (holotype: US; isotype: US).
Malpighia urens var. lanceolata Malpighia urens Linnaeus, var. lanceolata (Grisebach) Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W.I. 117. 1859.BASIONYM: Malpighia lanceolata Grisebach 1857. 


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 26 Jun 1968 O. K. Lakela 31898
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 30 Oct 2015 A. Anwar s.n. CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Polk Co. 01 Dec 2014 C. D. Farrell s.n. CULTIVATED. Medicinal Properties: This species produces edible fruit that is high in Vitamin C and bioflavanoids; Fruit has been used to treat common cold, infections, and fever; It has also been shown to prevent cancer and heart disease.
Dominica St. Paul Par. 28 May 1994 S. R. Hill 25637 CULTIVATED.
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