Family Euphorbiaceae
Basionym Bernardia spongiosa McVaugh
Original Identification Bernardia spongiosa McVaugh sp. nov.
Current Taxon Bernardia spongiosa McVaugh
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 13: 157. 1961.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 169866
Comments  
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 15777
Collection Date 25 Jul 1957
Country Mexico
Province/State Colima
Plant Location Notes Rocky hills at road-summit, 8 miles west-northwest of Santiago, road to Cihuatlan, Jalisco; deciduous forest, dominated by various Leguminosae, Bursera, Ficus; elevation 135 m.
Plant Description Notes One plant seen. Tree 5-6 m. high; fruit green, soft, spongy, 2 cm. diam.
Broad geographical location North America
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