Vitex divaricata is a tree shrub of the Caribbean native to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Its Spanish vernacular names include higüerillo and higuerillo. Its English vernacular name is white fiddlewood. It belongs to the Order of Lamiales in the Class of Magnoliopsida. This tree is common in the Toro Negro State Forest.
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- "Vitex divaricata Sw.". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010 onwards. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
- Vitex divaricata Sw.; higuerillo. USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Plants Database. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
- Bosques de Puerto Rico: Bosque Estatal de Toro Negro. Hojas de Nuestro Ambiente. July 2008. [Publication/Issue: P-030] Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
- Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
- 'Vitex divaricata Sw. Tropicos.org Retrieved 22 August 2013.
- Vitex divaricata Sw. ITIS Report. Taxonomic Serial No.: 32224. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. White House Subcommittee on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics. USGS Reston, VA. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
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