Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Vitex divaricata Sw.:
United States (North America)
Colombia (South America)
Venezuela (South America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
  • Anonymous. 1986. List-Based Rec., Soil Conserv. Serv., U.S.D.A. Database of the U.S.D.A., Beltsville.   http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1103 External link.
  • Hokche, O., P. E. Berry & O. Huber. 2008. 1–860. In O. Hokche, P. E. Berry & O. Huber Nuevo Cat. Fl. Vasc. Venezuela. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela, Caracas.   http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1033110 External link.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., R. D. C. Ortiz, R. Callejas Posada & M. Merello. 2011. Flora de Antioquia. Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares, vol. 2. Listado de las Plantas Vasculares del Departamento de Antioquia. Pp. 1-939.   http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/100008595 External link.
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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 in the Class of Magnoliopsida.[2][1][5][6] This tree is common in the Toro Negro State Forest.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Vitex divaricata Sw.". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010 onwards. 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. Tropicos.org 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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