Xylosma buxifolia

Species:Xylosma buxifolia A.Gray
Status:Native, Endangered-State
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Sub Class
Genus Xylosma
Species Xylosma buxifolia A.Gray - MUCHA-GENTE


Citation XYLOSMA BUXIFOLIA A. Gray, in Grisebach, Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 155. 1860.
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Type: TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Monte Verde, Sep 1859-Jan 1860, Wright 1465 (holotype: GH; isotypes: B(fragm), G, Goet, K, MO, NY, P, S, US).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Miami-Dade FNPS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Myroxylon buxifolium Myroxylon buxifolium (A. Gray) Krug & Urban, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 300. 1892.BASIONYM: Xylosma buxifolia A. Gray 1860. 
Casearia variifolia Casearia variifolia Marie-Victorin, Contr. Inst. Bot. Univ. Montreal 49: 54. 1945. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Moa, 16-23 Apr 1943, Victorin et al. 21657 (holotype: MT).
Hisingera elegans Hisingera elegans Clos, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 4. 8: 224. 1857. TYPE: GUADELOUPE: Without data, Plée s.n. (holotype: P).
Myroxylon closii Myroxylon closii Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 44. 1860, nom. illegit.BASIO: Hisingera elegans Clos 1857. 
Myroxylon dussii Myroxylon dussii (Urban) P. Wilson, Torreya 30: 73. 1930.BASIONYM: Xylosma dussii Urban 1925. 
Myroxylon ilicifolium Myroxylon ilicifolium (Northrop) Britton, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4: 141. 1906.BASIONYM: Xylosma ilicifolia Northrop 1902. 
Myroxylon infestum Myroxylon infestum (Grisebach) Krug & Urban, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 298. 1892.BASIONYM: Xylosma infesta Grisebach 1860. 
Xylosma buxifolia var. pauciflora Xylosma buxifolia A. Gray, var. pauciflora C. Wright ex Grisebach, Cat. Pl. Cub. 7. 1866. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Farallones and Baracoa, s.d., Wright 1881 (holotype: GOET; isotypes: BM, BREM, G, GH, K, MO, NY, P, S, US, W).
Xylosma closeanum Xylosma closeanum Triana & Planchon, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 4. 17: 97. 1862.BASIO: Hisingera elegans Clos 1857. 
Xylosma dussii Xylosma dussii Urban, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 89. 1925. TYPE: GUADELOUPE: Houel-Mont, 1893, Duss 2866 (holotype: B(destr); isotypes: F, GH, M, MO, NY, P).
Xylosma ilicifolia Xylosma ilicifolia Northrop, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 12: 51, pl. 12. 1902. TYPE: BAHAMAS: Andros Island: Nicol's Town, 27 Mar 1890, Northrop & Northrop 388 (lectotype: NY; isolectotypes: A, F, GH, K). Lectotypified by Gillis, Phytologia 29: 157. 1974.
Xylosma infesta Xylosma infesta Grisebach, Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 155. 1860. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Near Nouvelle Sophie, Farallones, s.d., Wright 1109 (holotype: GOET; isotypes: B(fragm), BM, BR, BREM, G, GH, K, MO, NY, S, US, W).
Xylosma infesta var. rhombea Xylosma infesta Grisebach, var. rhombea Grisebach, Cat. Pl. 7. 1866. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Yunque de Baracoa, s.d., Wright 1880 (holotype: GOET; isotypes: B(fragm), BM, BREM, G, GH, K, MO, NY, P, S, US, W).


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 18 Nov 1970 W. T. Gillis 9955 CULTIVATED. Introduced from pineyard on Grand Bahama Island, near Freeport by Stanley Kiem.
Bahamas Great Abaco Island 28 Jun 1980 R. P. Sauleda 3686
Dominican Republic Distrito Nacional 22 Nov 1976 A. H. Liogier 26064
Bahamas South Andros Island 02 May 1979 R. P. Sauleda 2452
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