Smilax coriacea Spreng. (Syst. Veg. ed., 16, 2: 103. 1825.)
Localities: West Indies (endemic), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Martinique, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, ], Greater Antilles [ Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saona, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) (Guana Islands, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda ) ],
Common Names: Boyau-chat (L. Antilles), Dunguey blanco (Puerto Rico), Greenbrier (Virgin Islands), Liane-bamboche (L. Antilles), Liane-noyau (L. Antilles), Salsepareille bâtard (L. Antilles),
Synonyms: Smilax coriacea Bello (Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 12: 120. 1883), Smilax coriacea Spreng. var. ilicifolia (Desv. ex Ham.) O.E. Schulz (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 4: 150. 1903.), Smilax guianensis Vitman var. subarmata O.E. Schulz (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 4: 149. 1903.), Smilax havanensis Jacq. var. portoricensis A. DC. (in A.L.P.P. de Candolle & A.C.P. de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 1: 124. 1878.), Smilax ilicifolia Desv. ex Ham. (Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. 58. 1825.), Smilax ilicifolia Desv. ex Ham. var. sublappacea sensu O.E. Schulz (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 5: 39. 1904.), Smilax lappacea sensu O.E. Schulz, non Willd. (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 5: 37. 1904.), Smilax rotundifolia Bello (Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 12: 120. 1883.), Smilax subarmata O.E. Schulz (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 5: 28. 1904.),
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