Piscidia piscipula (L.) Sarg. (Gard. & Forest 4: 436. 1891.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic,], Puerto Rico (exotic)[], ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native),
Common Names: Candelón (Cuba), Dogwood (Jamaica), Dogwood (L. Antilles), Fish poison (Bahamas), Guamá candelón (Cuba), Jamaica dogwood (Bahamas),
Synonyms: Erythrina piscipula L. (Sp. Pl. 707. 1753.), Ichthyomethia communis S.F. Blake (J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 9: 247. 1919.), Ichthyomethia piscipula (L.) Hitchc. (Gard. & Forest 4: 472. 1891.), Piscidia erythrina L. (Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 1155. 1759.),
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