Dendropanax arboreus (L.) Decne. & Planch. (Rev. Hort., ser. 4(3): 107. 1854)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Gonave, Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, Tortola, ) ], North America (Mexico), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Angelica tree (Jamaica), Bois négresse (Haiti), Fausse salsepareille (Haiti), Galipee (Jamaica), Junquillo (Dominican Republic), Lengua de vaca (Dominican Republic), Muñeca (Puerto Rico), Palo de burro (Dominican Republic), Palo de cachimba (Puerto Rico), Palo de cachumba (Puerto Rico), Palo de pollo (Puerto Rico), Palo malo (Dominican Republic), Palo santo (Cuba), Pinga de perro (Dominican Republic), Ramón de bestia (Dominican Republic), Ramón de costa (Dominican Republic), Ramón de vaca (Cuba), Ramón de vaca (Dominican Republic), Salsepareille bâtard (Haiti), Salsepareille marron (Haiti), Vibona (Puerto Rico), Víbona (Cuba), Víbora (Cuba), Víbora (Dominican Republic), Víbora (Puerto Rico),
Synonyms: Aralia arborea L. (Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 967. 1759.), Dendropanax brachypodus (Urb.) Britton (Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 39: 2. 1912.), Dendropanax samydifolius (C. Wright) Seem. (J. Bot. 6: 140. 1868.), Erithalis pentagonia DC. (Prodr. 4: 465. 1830.), Gilibertia arborea (L.) Marchal (Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 30: 281. 1891.), Gilibertia brachypoda Urb. (Symb. Antill. 5: 452. 1908.), Gilibertia samydifolia (C. Wright) Marchal (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 1: 201. 1899.), Hedera arborea (L.) Sw. (Fl. Ind. Occid. 1: 518. 1797.), Schefflera arborea (L.) M. Gómez (Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 19: 249. 1890.), Schefflera samydifolia (C. Wright) M. Gómez (Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 19: 249. 1890.), Sciodadendron arboreum (L.) C.L. Hitchc. (Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 4: 91. 1893.), Sciodadendron capitatum sensu Eggers, non Griseb. (Fl. St. Croix Suppl. 17. 1889.), Sciodadendron jacquinii Griseb. (Fl. Brit. W. I. 306. 1860.), Sciodadendron samydifolium C. Wright ex Griseb. (Cat. Pl. Cub. 117. 1866.),
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