Localities documented in Tropicos sources
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.
- Liogier, H. A. 1988. Spermatophyta: Leguminosae to Anacardiaceae. Descr. Fl. Puerto Rico & Adj. Isl. 2: 1–481. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1871
- Adams, C. D. 1972. Fl. Pl. Jamaica 1–848. University of the West Indies, Mona. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/61
- Leon, H. & H. Alain. 1951. Dicotiledoneas: Casuarinaceas a Meliaceas. Fl. Cuba 2: 1–456. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/65
- Liogier, A. H. 1980. Novitates Antillanae. VIII. Phytologia 47(3): 167–198. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/341
- Lewis, G. 1988. Four little-known species of Leguminosae from Cuba. Willdenowia 18(1): 223–229. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1853
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Brya ebenus
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Brya ebenus
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
Brya ebenus, also known as cocus wood, cocuswood, and coccuswood, is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the Caribbean islands of Cuba and Jamaica. Horticulturally it is known as the Jamaica(n) Rain Tree.
Cocus wood is a very dense tropical hardwood with excellent musical tone quality, and was used for making flutes in England and France especially during the 19th century. It is still occasionally used for reeded wooden musical instruments such as bagpipes, clarinets and oboes.
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