CPC Plant Profile: Ortegon
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Ortegon (Coccoloba rugosa)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: PR, VI
  • Nature Serve ID: 140466
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

small tree

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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

  • 01/01/2010

quarrying development all surrounded by condos, roads and resorts

  • 01/01/2010

10 individuals total in 3 sites

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Nomenclature
Taxon Coccoloba rugosa
Authority Desf.
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 6180
ITIS 21045
USDA CORU4
Common Names Ortegon
Associated Scientific Names Coccoloba rugosa | Coccoloba bullata | Coccoloba macrantha | Coccoloba macrophylla | Coccoloba magnifolia | Uvifera rugosa
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Habitat

semi-dry woodland ravines, lower montane

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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