Pachira insignis (Sw.) Sw. ex Sav. (in J.B.A.P.M. de Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 690. 1798.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Antigua, Grenada, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [ Hispaniola (exotic)[], Puerto Rico (cultivated)[], Virgin Islands (exotic) ( St. Croix, ) ], South America (native),
Common Names: Cacao cimarón (Dominican Republic), Cacao sauvage (L. Antilles), Carolina (Cuba), Châtaignier (L. Antilles), Châtaignier marron (L. Antilles),
Citations:1). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago: This flora was published in many parts with many authors. There is no overall editor. R. O. Williams was author of the first treatment and of many others. 2). Howard, R.A. 1974-1989. Flora of the Lesser Antilles. Vols. 1-6. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 3). Hoyos F., J. 1985. Flora de la isla de Margarita, Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela. 4). Kairo, M., B. Ali, O. Cheesman, K. Hayson, and S. Murphy. 2003. Invasive species threats in the Caribbean region. Report to Nature Conservancy. CAB International. 5). Liogier, A.H. 1985-1997. Descriptive Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. Spermatophyta. Vols. 1-5. Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. 6). Liogier, A.H. 2000. Diccionario botánico de nombres vulgares de la Espanola. Jardin Botanico Nacional Dr. Rafael Ma. Moscoso, Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana. 7). Roig y Mesa, J.T. 1988. Diccionario Botanico de Nombres Vulgares Cubanos. Habana: Editorial Científico-Técnica.
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