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Zapoteca portoricensis portoricensis is the name accepted by ILDIS for the taxon located using your search string. The name you gave is an orthographic variant or other recognised misspelling.

Zapoteca portoricensis subsp. portoricensis

Accepted name

Zapoteca portoricensis (Jacq.) H.M. Hern. subsp. portoricensis (Jacq.)H.M.Hern.1


Acacia alba Colla1
Acacia colleana C. Presl1
Acacia hamiltonii Ham.1
Acacia linearis Ham.1
Acacia ungulata Desv.1
Acacia vespertina Macfad.1
Anneslia nicaraguensis (Loes.) Britton & Rose1
Anneslia spraguei Britton & Rose1
Calliandra nicaraguensis Loes.1
Calliandra nogalensis Lundell1
Calliandra portoricensis (Jacq.) Benth. var. major Sprague1
Calliandra siltepecensis Lundell1
Calliandra spraguei (Britton & Rose) Lundell1
Lysiloma marchiana Griseb.1
Mimosa guineensis Schum. & Thonn.1


Tribe: Ingeae;  Genus: Zapoteca

Vernacular names

Barba de Chivo1; Carboncillo Blanco1; Granolino1; Guacamaya Mont‚s1; Guaje CimarrĒn1; Guajillo (Mexico)1; Guajillo Blanco1; Night-flowering Acacia1; Pelo de Angel1; Tamarindo de Monte1; Timbrillo1; White Tamarind1


Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened

Geographical records

Caribbean1:   British Virgin Is(N)1, Dominican Republic(N)1, Haiti(N)1, Jamaica(N)1, Puerto Rico(N)1, Virgin Is(N)1

Central America1, 2:   Costa Rica(N)1, El Salvador(N)1, Guatemala(N)1, Honduras(N)1, Mexico (North & Central)(N)1, Mexico (South East)(N)1, Nicaragua(N)1, 2, Panama(N)1

Mexico (North & Central):   Hidalgo1, Mexico State1, Oaxaca1, Puebla1, San Luis Potosi1, Tamaulipas1, Veracruz1

Mexico (South East):   Chiapas1

South America1:   Brazil(U)1

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 2;  Distribution1


1990 (Americas Update) Zarucchi JL;     Coordinator: 1994 Nielsen IC & Rico ML


1:Hernandez, H.M. (1989) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76 (3): 781-862. Systematics of Zapoteca
2:Stevens, W.D., et al. (2001) Flora de Nicaragua, 85 (2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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