Gymnanthes lucida

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Gymnanthes lucida
Gymnanthes lucida


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Euphorbioideae
Tribus: Hippomaneae
Subtribus: Hippomaninae
Genus: Gymnanthes
Species: Gymnanthes lucida


Gymnanthes lucida Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 96 (1788).


  • Homotypic
    • Excoecaria lucida (Sw.) Sw., Fl. Ind. Occid. 2: 1121 (1800).
    • Sebastiania lucida (Sw.) Müll.Arg. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 1181 (1866).
    • Ateramnus lucidus (Sw.) Rothm., Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 5 (1944).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bahamas; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Puerto Rico; Turks-Caicos Is.
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Jamaica; Leeward Is.
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Florida;
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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