Vitex divaricata

Vitex divaricata is a tree shrub of the Caribbean native to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.[2] Its Spanish vernacular names include higüerillo[3] and higuerillo.[2] Its English vernacular name is white fiddlewood.[4] It belongs to the Order of Lamiales.[2][1][5][6] This tree is common in the Toro Negro State Forest.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Vitex divaricata Sw.". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Vitex divaricata Sw.; higuerillo. USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Plants Database. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b 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.
  4. ^ Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  5. ^ 'Vitex divaricata Sw. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  6. ^ 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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