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This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles, Jamaica.

Native to:

Jamaica, Leeward Is., Windward Is.

Cordia elliptica Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 895], India Cordia reticulata K001110194
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 895], India Cordia reticulata K001110195
s.coll. [Cat. no. 895] Cordia reticulata K001110190
s.coll. [Cat. no. 895], India Cordia reticulata K001110191
s.coll. [Cat. no. 895], India Cordia reticulata K001110192
s.coll. [Cat. no. 895] Cordia reticulata K001110193
s.coll. [565], Jamaica Cordia fawcettii K000583264
s.coll. [s.n.], Jamaica Cordia fawcettii K000583265

First published in Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 47 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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