Plumbago zeylanica

Family:PLUMBAGINACEAE
Species:Plumbago zeylanica L.
Common Name:DOCTORBUSH
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, UPL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus Plumbago
Species Plumbago zeylanica L. - DOCTORBUSH

Citation

Citation PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 151. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: INDIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 216.2). Lectotypified by Dyer et al., Fl. Southern Afr. 26: 17. 1963.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard FLAS  
Broward USF  
Charlotte USF  
Collier USF  
Indian River USF  
Lake FLAS  
Lee USF  
Levy FLAS  
Manatee USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FTG  
Palm Beach USF  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Volusia USF  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Molubda scandens Molubda scandens (Linnaeus) Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 123. 1838.BASIONYM: Plumbago scandens Linnaeus 1762. 
Plumbagidium scandens Plumbagidium scandens (Linnaeus) Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. 10: 339. 1841.BASIONYM: Plumbago scandens Linnaeus 1762. 
Plumbago americana Plumbago americana Weigel, Diss. Hort. Gryph. 12. 1782, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Plumbago scandens Linnaeus 1762. 
Plumbago flaccida Plumbago flaccida Moench, Methodus 429. 1794, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Plumbago zeylanica Linnaeus 1753. 
Plumbago floridana Plumbago floridana Nuttall, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 5: 290. 1822. TYPE: FLORIDA: Without data, Ware s.n. (holotype: PH?).
Plumbago lactea Plumbago lactea Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 122. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Plumbago zeylanica Linnaeus 1753. 
Plumbago scandens Plumbago scandens Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 215. 1762. TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: Sloane, Voy. Jamaica 1: t. 133(1). 1707). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill. 6: 54. 1989.
Plumbago scandens var. normalis Plumbago scandens Linnaeus, var. normalis Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 396. 1891, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Plumbago scandens Linnaeus 1762. 
Plumbago mexicana Plumbago mexicana Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 221. 1818. TYPE: MEXICO:
Plumbago scandens forma erecta Plumbago scandens Linnaeus, forma erecta Chodat & Hassler, Bull. Herb. Boissier, ser. 2. 3: 912. 1903. TYPE: PARAGUAY: Cordillera de Altos, Dec, Hassler 3666 (holotype: G?).
Plumbago scandens var. densiflora Plumbago scandens Linnaeus, var. densiflora Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 396. 1891. TYPE: VIRGIN ISLANDS: St. Thomas:
Plumbago viscosa Plumbago viscosa Blanco, Fl. Filip. 78. 1837.  
Thela alba Thela alba Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 119. 1790.