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Linnaean Name: Spondias mombin Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 371 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Brasilia, Jamaica."
Basionym of: Spondias myrobalanus L. (1759), nom. illeg.; Spondias lutea L. (1762), nom. illeg.
Generitype of: Spondias Linnaeus
Type: Lectotype : "Prunus americana" in Merian, Metamorph. Insect. Surinam., 13, t. 13, 1705
Designated by: Howard in Fl. Lesser Antilles 5 : 101 (1989)
Current Name: Spondias mombin L.
Current Family: Anacardiaceae
Comments: An image of the type is reproduced in Jarvis (Order out of Chaos: 871. 2007).
Record last updated: 06/08/2007